Meaning and Name Origin
Jeanne \je(an)-ne\ as a girls' name has the meaning "God is gracious". Jeanne is a variation of Jane (Hebrew). Jeanne is also a variant of Jean (Hebrew): variant of Jane, from John. See also Jeanelle.
Jeanne▼ has 26 more related variations via Jane, Jean: Jaine, Janae▼, Janee, Janene, Janie▼, Janine▼, Janna▼, Jannel, Janney, Janny, Jayne▼, Jeana▼, Jeanee, Jeaneen, Jeanene, Jeanice, Jeanie▼, Jeanine▼, Jeanna▼, Jeanneen, Jeannie▼, Jeannine▼, Jenie, Jennet, Jennine and Joanna▲.
Jeanne is a very popular first name for women (#200 out of 4276, Top 5%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Jeanne for girls. Jeanne reached its highest rank of #95 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Jeanne and related names. Popular alternative forms of Jeanne listed in the Top 1000 are Jan, Janae (#932 the previous year), Jane (#322), Janie, Janine, Janna, Jayne, Jean, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeannie, Jeannine and Joanna (#327). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 and have become much less popular since, with versions like Janae, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna and Jeannie becoming somewhat dated. Joanna (#327) is the most fashionable baby name in this list, with this name undergoing a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jeanne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jann, Janne, Jenn, Jenne, Joane, Joann▼, Joanne▼, Joeann, Joeanne and Joyanne. Other recommended similar baby names are Deanne▼, Jannae, Jannie▼, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jenae, Jenee, Jenna▲, Jennae, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jenny▼, Jianna, Joanie, Joannue, Joeanna, Johanne, Leanne▼ and Reanne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jeanne.