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What does Janina mean?

Janina [jan-i-na] as a name for girls. Janina's roots are 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.

Janina has 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.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Janija, Janiva, ..

(male) Janija, Janijo, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Janina for girls. 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. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janina outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janina and related names. Popular variation forms of Janina listed in the Top 2000 are Gianna (#95 from recent data), Jane (#322), Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), Ivanna (#664), Janessa (#761), Janae (#932), Jana (#1106), Janice (#1325), Janet (#1375), Janie (#1393), Janney (#1651), Jaina (#1805), Jayna (#1806), Jannah (#1830), Juana (#1915), Jeanne, Jeanie, Jayne, Jeannine, Vania, Juanita, Joni, Joana, Jenica, Jeni, Johnna, Janine, Janel, Janene, Janeen, Janee, Jan, Janean, Janeth, Janetta, Janise, Jann, Janis, Janey, Jania and Janna. Other variants, like Jainee, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Janina was widespread 64 years ago (adoption of 3%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.4%, down 85%). Joanna is the continual favorite, though Gianna is currently more regularly used, while versions such as Janice have lost favor.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janina, Gianna, Ivanna, Jaina, Jan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jana, Janae, Jane, Janean, Janee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janessa, Janet in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janie, Janine, Janis, Janise, Jann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janna, Jannah, Janney, Jayna, Jayne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jeni, Jenica in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joana, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Joni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juana, Juanita, Vania in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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.