What does Janie mean?
Janie [janie] as a girls' name has its roots in Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Janie is "noble aristocrat; God is gracious". Janie is an alternate form of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios. Janie is also a variation of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variant of John.
Janie has 44 more relations via Eugenia, Jane: Gene▼, Genia, Genie, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan▼, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel▼, Janela, Janelle, Janene, Janet▼, Janeta, Janeth, Janette▼, Janica, Janice▼, Janina, Janine▼, Janique, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean▼, Jeanne▼, Jeannine▼, Jenda, Jenica, Jeniece, Jensine, Joan▼, Juana, Juanita▼, Vania and Vanya.Creative forms:
(female) Ginie, Jacnie, ..
(male) Jare, .. Middle name pairings:
Janie Kaila (J.K.), ..
How popular is Janie?
Janie is a very popular first name for females (#336 out of 4276, Top 8%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Janie reached its apex rank of #147 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1396 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Eugenia, Gene, Genia, Genie, Jaina (#1836 in recent rankings), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janelle (#470), Janene, Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1238), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jeni, Jenica, Jenna (#298), Jennie, Joan (#1990), Joana, Joanna (#306), Johnna, Joni, Juana (#1915), Juanita and Vania are the popular varying forms of Janie (#1396 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Jenie, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Janie was at its peak 9 decades ago (average #1227) and is now significantly reduced (#1766, ▼95.2%), with forms like Jenna becoming less in vogue.
Janie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ginia, Jaena, Janais, Janaya, Janea, Jannie▼, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanna, Jeannie▼, Jena▼, Jenay, Jiana, Jina, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Joanie, Jonae, Jonee, Jonni, Junae and Juno. Other recommended names are Agnie, Bonie, Cacie, Calie, Candie, Danie, Eadie, Jacie, Jadee, Jaime▼, Jaimie▼, Jamee, Jami▼, Jamia, Jamie▼, Jammie, Janiel, Janika, Jann, Janne, Jayil, Jayme▼, Jaymie, Jeane, Jenise, Jenne, Joane, Joanne▼, Joie, Jone, Jorie, Josie▲, Judie▼, June▼, Karie, Kasie, Lanie, Lannie, Macie▲, Marnie, Nadie, Nancie, Pansie, Randie, Sannie, Tavie, Tawnie, Tonie, Zadie and Zannie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janie.See names in meaning and etymology.