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: Jeanetje, Jeanetre. [more]
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 #103 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked currently. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jeanette and related names. Jane (#322 from recent data), Jeanine, Jeanne, Jeannette, Jeannine, Jeannie, Jeanie, Janet, Janette, Jannette, Jean and Jeane are the popular related forms of Jeanette. Other forms, like Johnetta, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jeanette was common among parents during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.641%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.052%, ▼92%), with forms like Janet, Janette, Jannette, Jean and Jeane becoming somewhat dated.
Jeanette▼ is pronounced similarly to Genette, Ginette, Ginnette, Jaenette and Junette. Other recommended similar baby names are Anette, Annette▼, Cecette, Eevette, Halette, Janeece, Janit, Jenita, Jonet, Jozette, Linette, Linnette, Marnette, Nanete, Ornette, Reginette, Reinetta, Shanetta, Shawnette, Twanette, Vanetta, Vernetta, Wanetta, Wanette and Wyanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jeanette.