Jannette meaning, girlJannette

Get kreatif with Jannette | Add to list (0)

Meaning and Name Origin

Jannette \j(an)-nette, jann(et)-te\ as a name for girls. Jannette's name origin is Scottish. Jannette is a form of Janet (Scottish): originally a diminutive of Jane, from the French Jeanette. Somewhat unique as a name for baby girls.


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

Jannette has 7 more different forms via Janet: Gianetta, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janneth, Jenetta and Johnetta.


Jannette is a very prominent first name for women (#1400 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Jannette for girls. Jannette was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #762 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jannette name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Jannette and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Jannette appearing in the Top 1000 are Janette and Janet. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during 1960-1969 and has become much less since, with the versions Janet, Jannette and Janette becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janette, Jannette in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jannette is pronounced similarly to Ginnette, Jaenette, Jeanette, Jeannette and Junette. Other suggested similar baby names are Dannette, Jeannetta, Jennetta and Nannette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jannette.