What does Janita mean?
Janita /jani-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. The name Janita means "God is gracious". Janita is an alternate spelling of Juanita (Spanish, Hebrew): diminutive variation of Juana. Compare last name Janata.
How popular is Janita?
Janita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2566 out of 4276, Top 60%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Wanita, Nita, Juanita and Juana are the popular varying forms of Janita (not ranked). Forms like Wanna are uncommon. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5508%) and has become much lower since, with the forms Juana, Juanita and Nita becoming less stylish. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Janita and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Janita is pronounced similarly to Janeta, Janetta, Jenita, Jennita and Jonita. Other recommended similar baby names are Danita▼, Hanita, Janet▼, Janeth, Janett, Jania, Janica, Janika, Janina, Janit, Janot, Lanita, Ranita, Tanita, Vanita and Zanita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janita.