What does Jannie mean?
Jannie /jan-nie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Jannie's name origin is Hebrew, and Jannie means "God is gracious". Jannie is a version of Jana (Hebrew): feminine of John. Janney is a familiar last name.
How popular is Jannie?
Jannie is a very popular first name for women (#944 out of 4276, Top 22%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jannie for girls. Jannie reached its highest rank of #373 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Jannie are Janna and Jana. Forms like Janah are uncommon. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3897%) and have become much less widespread since, with the versions Jana, Janna and Jannie becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jannie and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Jannie▼ is pronounced similarly to Gennie, Ginnie, Jainee, Janae▼, Janai, Janais, Janaye, Janee, Jania, Janie▼, Jannae, Janney, Jayni, Jaynie, Jeanie▼, Jeannie▼, Jenie, Jennae, Jennee, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Joanie, Joannue, Johnnie▼, Jonie, Jonnae, Jonni and Jonnie▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Fannie▼, Hannie, Jaimie▼, Jaine, Jamie▲, Jammie, Jane▼, Jann, Janne, Jannice, Jannine, Jannis, Jaymie, Jayne▼, Jeanne▼, Jenne, Joanne▼, Lannie, Nannie▼, Sannie, Vannie and Zannie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jannie.