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What does Janit mean?

Janit Pronunciation of Janit [jan-it] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Scottish origin, and Janit means "God is gracious". Janit is a variant form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Janit is also a variant of Janet (Scottish).

Associated with: scottish, gracious.


Janit has 15 variants: Janett, Janette, Jannet, Jannette, Janot, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jenette, Jennet, Jennette, Jinnet, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonet and Jonette.

56 more different relations via Jane, Janet: Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janene, Janerita, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine, Janique, Janis, Janise, Janka, Janna, Jannel, Janneth, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jenda, Jeni, Jenica, Jenie, Jinna, Joan, Joana, Joanna, Joni, Jonie, Juana, Juanita, Vania and Vanya.

Creative forms:
(female) Jait, Janta, ..

(male) Janri, Janzy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janit Carli (J.C.), ..

How popular is Janit?

Janit is an unusual given name for women. Janit is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Janit (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Jaina (#1836 in recent rankings), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Jannet, Jannette, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannette, Jeni, Jenica, Jennette, Joan (#1990), Joana, Joanna (#306), Johnette, Jonette, Joni, Juana (#1915), Juanita and Vania. Other forms, like Janny, are uncommon. These relations of Janit were popular 85 years ago (adoption of 5.96%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.18%, 97% less), with versions such as Janice becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janeth, Janett, Janetta, Janette in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Jannet in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jannette, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannette, Jeni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenica, Jennette, Joan, Joana, Joanna in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Janit is alike in pronunciation to Junot. Other recommended names are Arnit, Cait, Dalit, Danit, Elanit, Galit, Ganit, Ilanit, Jaci, Jacie, Jafit, Jalin, Jami, Jamia, Jamie, Janah, Janai, Janais, Janay, Jancis, Janea, Janiel, Janika, Janiss (see Janice), Janita, Jann, Janne, Jannie, Jannis, Jayil, Jenita, Jinia, Joanie, Jonita, Judit, Junia, Junita, Kait, Marit, Navit, Pazit, Ranit, Shanit, Tait and Yonit. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janit.

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