Meaning and Name Origin
Jeannine \je(a)-nni-ne\ as a girls' name is pronounced ja-NEEN. It is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jeannine is "God is gracious". Feminine of John; diminutive of Jane or Jean. Modern name.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Gianina.
Jeannine▼ has 26 more different forms via Jane, Jean: Jaine, Janeane, Janene, Janice▼, Janie▼, Janina, Janise, Jaynie, Jeane▼, Jeanee, Jeaneen, Jeanelle, Jeanene, Jeanette▼, Jeanice, Jeanie▼, Jeanique, Jeanna▼, Jeanne▼, Jeanneen, Jeannette▼, Jeannie▼, Jeannique, Jenie, Jensina and Jensine.
Jeannine is a very prominent first name for females (#683 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Jeannine for girls. Jeannine was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #294 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Jeannine and associated names. Popular related forms of Jeannine are Jane (#322 in 2014), Jeanne, Jeanna, Jeannette, Jeannie, John, Jeanine, Jeanie, Janie, Janice, Janine, Jean, Jeane and Jeanette. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1950-1959 and is now much less, with forms such as Janice, Jeanne, Jeanna, Jeannette and Jeannine falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)