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).
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.