What does Janine mean?
How 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)
Prominent alternative forms of Janine are Jan, Jane (#322 2 years ago), Janeen, Jeanine and Jeannine. Other variants, like Jennine, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Janine was well-received during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.6285%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.113%, ▼82%). Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janine and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
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.