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What does Janyce mean?

Janyce Pronunciation of Janyce [janyce] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Janyce is "God is gracious". Janyce is an alternate spelling of Janice (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Janyce has 13 variants: Janeece, Janess, Janesse, Janiece, Janis, Janise, Janiss, Jannice, Jannis, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenise and Jennice.

3 more relations via Janice: Janicia, Janique and Jency.

Creative forms:
(female) Jince, Jonyce, ..

(male) Janyme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janyce Jazmine (J.J.), ..

How popular is Janyce?

Janyce is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4059 out of 4276, Top 95%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Janyce entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #1051 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Janice (#1238 the previous year), Janiece, Janis, Janise, Jenice and Jenise are the prominent alternative forms of Janyce ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jeniece, are uncommon. These relations of Janyce reached the peak of their popularity 7 decades ago (usage of 0.99%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.01%, down 99%), with versions such as Janis becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janyce, Janice, Janiece, Janis, Janise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenice, Jenise in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janyce is alike in pronunciation to Janeese, Jeanice and Joniece. Other recommended names are Candyce, Cayce, Danice, Dannyce (see Danielle), Denyce, Jamese, Janae, Janais, Janaye, Jances, Jane, Janecia, Janee, Janene, Janica, Janie, Janika, Janine, Janka, Jannae, Janne, Jannie, Jany, Jaycee, Jaycie, Jayde, Jaye, Jayme, Jayne, Jenica, Joyce, Kandyce, Kayce, Lanice, Nance, Nanice and Ranice. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janyce.

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