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Meaning and name origin

Janina \j(a)-ni-na\ as a girl's name is of Italian, Hebrew and English origin, and the meaning of Janina is "God is gracious". Janina is a variant of Gianina (Italian, Hebrew): feminine of John. Also a variant of Jan (Hebrew): as a girl's name, also a short form of Janet and Janice. Janina is also used as a variant of Jane (Hebrew), Janine (English).


Janina has 1 variant form: Jannina.


Janina is a very popular first name for females (#1515 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322), Janine and Jan. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jane, Janine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Janine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janina is also pronounced similarly to Jeanina, Jenina and Jonina. Other suggested similar baby names are Hanina, Jaina, Jamina, Janene, Jania, Janica, Janika, Janita, Janna, Jannine, Jeanine, Jenine and Vanina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janina.