Meaning and name origin
Jeannine \je(a)-nni-ne\ as a girl's 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 information, see also the related girl name Gianina.
Jeannine is a very popular first name for females (#683 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jeannine for girls. Jeannine reached its highest rank of #294 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jeannine and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322), John, Jeannine, Jean, Janine and Jeanine. (2014 statistics).