What does Jeanette mean?
Jeanette /jea-net-te/ as a girls' name is pronounced je-NET. It is of French origin. Diminutive of Jean; variant spelling of Jeannette. A favorite name in France. The name is associated with the singer and film celebrity Jeanette in the 1920s and 1930s. See also Janet.
Affiliated girl name: Jane.
Jeanette▼ has 27 more different relations via Janet, Jean, Jeannette: Gianetta, Janeta, Janeth, Janett, Janetta, Janette▼, Jannette, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeaneen, Jeanelle, Jeanene, Jeanice, Jeanie▼, Jeanine▼, Jeanique, Jeanne▼, Jeannetta, Jeannie▼, Jeannine▼, Jenetta, Jennetta, Jennette, Jinnett, Johnetta, Johnette and Jonette.Kreatif forms:
(female) Jeanetje, Jinette, ..
(male) Jeaneton, Jeanetter, ..
How popular is Jeanette?
Jeanette is a very prominent first name for females (#191 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#49366 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jeanette for girls. Jeanette reached its top rank of #102 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, and is presently at #1947. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jeanette and related names. Jane (#322 from recent data), Janet (#1375), Jeannie, Jeannette, Jeannetta, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jennette, Jonette, Johnette, Johnetta, Jeanine, Jeanie, Jannette, Janette, Janetta, Jean, Jeane, Janeth, Jeanetta, Jeanene and Janett are the popular related forms of Jeanette (#1947 from recent data). Other forms, like Gianetta, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Jeanette was common among parents in the 1930s (adoption of 2.46%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.07%, ▼97%), with forms like Jeannie becoming somewhat dated.
Jeanette▼ is pronounced similarly to Genette, Ginette, Ginnette, Jaenette and Junette. Other recommended names are Anette, Anjanette, Anjeanette, Annette▼, Arnette, Babette, Bellette, Benetta, Beradette, Bergette, Bernetta, Brunette, Cecette, Clarette, Dannette, Eevette (see Evette), Fayette, Francette, Halette, Janeane, Janee, Janeece, Janeese, Janelle, Janit, Jannet, Janot, Jenelle, Jenita, Jette, Joette, Jonet, Jonetta, Jorjette, Josette, Jozette, Juanita▼, Julyette, Lanetta, Linette, Linnette, Lynette▼, Marnette, Nanete, Nanette▼, Nannette, Ninette, Nynette, Ornette, Perlette, Rayette, Reginette, Reinetta, Ronette, Ronnette, Shakette (see Sha-), Shanetta, Shawnette, Tonette, Trinette, Twanette, Vanetta, Vedette, Venetta, Vernetta, Vinette, Vynette, Wanetta, Wanette and Wyanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jeanette.