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What does Janise mean?

Janise Pronunciation of Janise [janise] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and Janise means "God is gracious". Janise is an alternate form, with the suffix -ise, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine transcription of John. Janise is also a form of Janice (Hebrew). See also Shanice.

Associated with: gracious.


Janise has 13 variants: Janeece, Janess, Janesse, Janiece, Janis, Janiss, Jannice, Jannis, Janyce, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenise and Jennice.

Janise has 50 more related forms via Jane, Janice: Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelle, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janicia, Janie, Janina, Janine, Janique, Janit, Janka, Janna, Jannel, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayne, Jayni, Jaynie, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jeni, Jenica, Jenie, Jensine, Joni, Jonie, Juanita and Vania.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Jacise, Jancey, ..

(male) Jancee, Janiseer, ..

How popular is Janise?

Janise is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3128 out of 4276, Top 73%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#62396 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Janise for girls. Janise was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1613 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the popularity of Janise and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Janise are Jaina (#1836 in recent rankings), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janelle (#470), Janene, Janessa (#721), Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janiece, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janna, Janney, Janyce, Jayne, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jenise, Joni, Juanita, Shanice and Vania. Adoption of these relations of Janise was more pronounced 7 decades ago (usage of 3%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2%, 94.5%). Jane has historically been the top pick of parents, although Janessa appears to be gaining favor too, while forms like Janis are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janise, Jaina, Jan, Jana, Janae in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jane, Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janelle, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janette, Janey, Jania, Janice, Janie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janiece, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janney, Janyce, Jayne, Jeanie, Jeanne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeannine, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jenise in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Janise is pronounced similarly to Janeese, Jeanice, Jennis and Joniece. Other suggested similar names are Anise, Annise, Candise, Chanise, Dalise, Danice, Danie, Danise, Denise, Jacie, Jacine, Jadine, Jaide, Jaime, Jaline, Jalisa, James, Jamese, Jamie, Jamika, Jamisha, Janais, Jancis, Janeesa, Janiel, Janifer, Janika, Janisha, Janissa, Janita, Jannae, Janne, Jannie, Jannine, Jaxine, Jeanine, Jeanique, Jenika, Jenine, Joanie, Jolise, Jonique, Jonisa, Juanisha, Kandise, Lanice, Lanie, Marise, Nanice, Nanine, Ranice, Ranite, Renise, Shanise, Talise, Tanis, Vanisa and Venise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janise.

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