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pinWhat does Janine mean?

Janine /ja-nine/ [2 sylls.] 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.

Related girl names: Gianina, Jan and Jane.

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

Kreatif forms: Janije, Janinia. [more]

pinHow popular is Janine?

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. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Janine are Jan, Jane (#322 the previous year), Janeen, Jeanine and Jeannine. Variants like Jennine are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.6285%) and is now much lower (usage 0.113%, 82%), with the versions Jan, Jane, Janine, Jeanine and Jeannine becoming somewhat dated. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janine and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

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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.