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What does Jannette mean?

Jannette Pronunciation of Jannette [jan-nette] as a name for girls is a Scottish name. Jannette is an alternate form of Janet (Scottish): originally a version of Jane.

Associated with: scottish.


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

6 more different relations via Janet: Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janneth, Jenetta and Johnetta.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Jannette Selena (J.S.), ..

How popular is Jannette?

Jannette is a very prominent first name for women (#1400 out of 4276, Top 33%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#89895 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jannette was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #1016 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Jannette are Janet (#1487 the previous year), Jennette, Johnetta, Johnette, Jonette, Jannet, Janeth, Janett, Janetta and Janette. Adoption of these forms of Jannette reached its highest 65 years ago (average #1340) and has become much diminished since, with versions like Janette going out of style.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Jannette is pronounced similarly to Genette, Ginette, Ginnette, Jaenette, Jeanette, Jeannette and Junette. Other suggested similar names are Anette, Annetta, Annette, Aquannette (see Acquanetta), Arnette, Babette, Bernette, Brunette, Carlette, Danette, Dannelle, Dannette, Dawnette, Dennette, Earlette, Fanchette, Fayette, Finette, Garnette, Hannele, Hariette, Jacketta, Jahnelle, Jamesette, Janee, Janeece, Janene, Janesse, Janielle, Janita, Jannelle, Janney, Jannie, Jazette, Jeanetta, Jeannetta, Jette, Jinnee, Jonetia, Jonetta, Jonnelle, Josette, Jozette, Juanetta, Lanette, Linnette, Lonette, Lunette, Lynette, Lynnett, Lynnette, Manette, Marette, Marlette, Nadette, Nanette, Rayette, Raynetta, Reinette, Ronette, Sabrette, Sarette, Toinette, Trinette, Trinnette, Twanette, Vanetta and Vannetta (see Vanessa). These names tend to be less commonly used than Jannette.

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