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What does Janine mean?

Janine \j(a)-ni-ne\ as a girls' name is pronounced ja-NEEN. It is of English origin. Simplified form of Jeannine.


Janine has 5 variants: Janeen, Janene, Janina, Jannina and Jannine.

For more information, see also related girl names Gianina, Jan and Jane.

Janine has 6 more related forms via Jeannine: Jeanina, Jeanine, Jenina, Jenine, Jennine and Jineen.


Janine is a very popular first name for females (#600 out of 4276, Top 14%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Janine for girls. Janine entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #268 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janine name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janine and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Janine ranked in the Top 1000 are Jan, Jane (#322 the previous year), Janeen, Jeanine and Jeannine. Usage of this girl name reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 and is now much lower, with the versions Jan, Jane, Janine, Jeanine and Jeannine becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Janine is pronounced similarly to Janeane, Jeanene and Jenene. Other recommended similar baby names are Jacine, Jadine, Jaine, Jaline, Jamaine, Jamina, Janice, Janie, Janise, Janne, Jaxine, Jonina and Nanine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janine.