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What does Jannet mean?

Jannet Pronunciation of Jannet [jan-net] as a name for girls is of Scottish origin. Jannet is a version of Janet (Scottish): originally a transcription of Jane.

Associated with: scottish.


Jannet has 13 variants: Janett, Janette, Janit, Jannette, Janot, Jenette, Jennet, Jennette, Jinnet, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonet and Jonette.

4 more alternative forms via Janet: Janeta, Janeth, Janetta and Janneth.

Creative forms:
(female) Jenet, Jeonet, ..

(male) Janke, Janto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jannet Ester (J.E.), ..

How popular is Jannet?

Jannet is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3080 out of 4276, Top 72%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jannet entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #1744 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Jannet are Janet (#1487 a year ago), Janeth, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Jannette, Jennette, Johnette and Jonette. Other variants, like Janot, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Jannet was at its most widespread 65 years ago (usage of 1.05%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.01%, 99%).

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janette, Jannette, Jennette, Johnette, Jonette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jannet and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jannet is pronounced similarly to Jaenette, Jeannette and Junot. Other recommended names are Annet, Danet, Danne, Dannee, Danney, Dennet, Fannee, Fanney, Garnet, Hanne, Jahnel, Jaine, Jainee, Janae, Janaea, Janaeh, Jances, Jandy, Jane, Janea, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janey, Janie, Janiel, Janine, Janita, Jann, Janna, Jannae, Jannah, Janne, Jannel, Janney, Jannie, Jannis, Janny, Jayne, Jeanne, Jeannetta, Jenne, Jennee, Jennetta, Jenney, Jennita, Jinnea, Jinnee, Joanne, Lanet, Linnet, Lynnet, Nanney and Zanne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jannet.

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