What does Janina mean?
Janina [jan-i-na] as a name for girls has its roots in Hebrew and English, and the name Janina means "God is gracious". Janina is an alternate spelling 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).
Associated with: gracious.
Janina has 1 variant: Jannina.
70 more relations via Gianina, Jan, Jane, Janine: Gianna, Giannina, Ivanna▲, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jana▼, Janae, Janah, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janel▼, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janene, Janerita, Janessa▲, Janet▼, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janice▼, Janie▼, Janique, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jann, Janna▼, Jannah, Janne, Jannel, Janney, Jannine, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jeanie▼, Jeanne▼, Jeannine▼, Jeeanima, Jenda, Jeni, Jenica, Jenie, Jensina, Jensine, Jinna, Joana▼, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Joni▼, Jonie, Juana, Juanita▼, Vania and Vanya.Creative forms:
(female) Janija, Janinie, ..
(male) Janija, Janijo, .. Middle name pairings:
Janina Alissa (J.A.), ..
How popular is Janina?
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. Demographics)
Janina was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #1434 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Janina listed in the Top 2000 are Gianna (#96 from recent data), Jane (#288), Joanna (#306), Johanna (#541), Ivanna (#614), Janessa (#721), Janae (#1003), Jana (#1011), Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janet (#1487), Jaina (#1836), Juana (#1915), Jayna, Jeannine, Jeanne, Jayne, Jeanie, Joana, Joni, Juanita, Johnna, Janney, Jenica, Vania, Jeni, Janine, Janel, Janene, Janeth, Janeen, Janee, Jan, Janean, Janetta, Janey, Jann, Janna, Janise, Janis, Jania and Jannah. Other variants, like Jainee, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Janina was widespread 65 years ago (adoption of 3%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.5%, down 84%). Joanna is the continual favorite, though Gianna is currently more regularly used, while versions such as Janice have lost favor.
Janina is alike in pronunciation to Jeanina, Jenina and Jonina. Other recommended names are Canna, Carina▼, Chanina, Dalina, Danila, Danira, Danita, Dantina, Darina, Eanna, Galina, Haninah, Hansina, Hasina, Jacinna (see Jacinda), Jadine, Jaena, Jalaina, Jalin, Jaliza, Jamia, Jamina, Janaea, Janea, Janisha, Janiss (see Janice), Janissa, Janowa (see Janoah), Jardina, Jasmina, Javona, Jazmina, Jeanna, Jeminah, Jenika, Jenna▼, Jimena▲, Jina, Jonna, Jovina, Julina, Junia, Kalina, Karina▼, Lacina, Laina, Lanika, Lanita, Lanna, Larina, Latina, Madina, Malina, Maxina, Nanine, Nanna, Pania, Raina▲, Ravina, Sabina, Salina, Sanna, Talina, Tania▼, Tanika, Tanita, Tonina, Vanija, Vanisa, Vanna, Wanita and Zaina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janina.See names in meaning and etymology.