Meaning and name origin
Jeanine \je(a)-ni-ne\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and French origin, and the meaning of Jeanine is "God is gracious". Jeanine is a variant of Jean (Hebrew): variant of Jane, from John. Also a variant of Jeannine (French, Hebrew): feminine of John; diminutive of Jane or Jean.
Jeanine is a very popular first name for females (#648 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jeanine for girls. Jeanine reached its highest rank of #381 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jeanine and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jeannine, Jeanine, Jean and Janine. (2014 statistics).
Jeanine▼ is also pronounced similarly to Janene and Jenene. Other suggested similar baby names are Janina, Jeanice, Jeanie▼, Jeanina, Jeanne▼ and Jenina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jeanine.