What does Janina mean?
Janina \j(a)-ni-na\ as a name for girls. Janina's roots are Italian, Hebrew and English, and the name Janina means "God is gracious". Janina is a variation of Gianina (Italian, Hebrew): feminine of John. Janina is also a form of Jan (Hebrew). Janina is also used as a form of Jane (Hebrew) and Janine (English).
Janina has 1 variant: Jannina.
Janina has 27 more related variations via Gianina, Jan, Jane, Janine: Jaina, Jaine, Jana▼, Janela, Janene, Janeta, Jania, Janica, Janice▼, Janie▼, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jann, Janna▼, Jannah, Janne, Jannine, Janny, Jayna, Jenica, Jensina, Jinna, Joanna, Juanita▼ and Vania.
Janina is a very popular first name for women (#1515 out of 4276, Top 35%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janina and related names. Popular variation forms of Janina (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Jane (#322 last year), Joanna (#327), Jann, Janna, Juanita, Janis, Janine, Jana, Janice, Janie and Jan. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6736%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1228%, down 81.8%), with forms such as Janice, Janie, Jan, Jana and Janine falling out of style. Joanna (#327) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list, and there is also a revival in birth name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Janina is alike in pronunciation to Jeanina, Jenina and Jonina. Other recommended similar baby names are Hanina, Jamina, Janika, Janita, Jeanine▼, Jenine and Vanina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janina.