Meaning and name origin
Janita \j(a)-ni-ta\ as a girl's name is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Janita is "God is gracious". Janita is a variant of Juanita (Spanish, Hebrew): diminutive form of Juana, from John.
Janita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2566 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janita and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Juanita. (2014 statistics).
Janita is also pronounced similarly to Janeta, Janetta, Jenita, Jennita, Jonita, Juniata, Junita and Juwanita. Other suggested similar baby names are Danita, Hanita, Janet, Janeth, Janett, Jania, Janica, Janika, Janina, Janit, Janot, Lanita, Ranita, Tanita, Vanita, Wanita and Zanita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janita.