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What does Jenetta mean?

Jenetta Pronunciation of Jenetta [jenet-ta] as a name for girls is of Scottish and English derivation. Jenetta is an alternate spelling of Janet (Scottish): originally a transcription of Jane. Jenetta is also a variation of Jenny (English).

Associated with: scottish.


Jenetta has 5 variants: Janeta, Janetta, Jenita, Jennita and Johnetta.

19 more alternative forms via Janet, Jenny: Gianetta, Janeth, Janett, Janette, Jannette, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenette, Jenica, Jenika, Jenna, Jennessa, Jennet, Jennette, Jennika, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonet and Jonette.

Creative forms:
(female) Janta, Jenta, ..

(male) Jendi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenetta Kinsleigh (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jenetta?

Jenetta is a rare first name for women. Jenetta is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jenna (#298 in 2015), Jenny (#968), Janet (#1487), Jennette, Johnetta, Jonette, Johnette, Jenica, Janeth, Janett, Janetta, Janette and Jannette are the prominent alternative forms of Jenetta (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Jenetta was widespread among parents 7 decades ago (median #1311) and has become much diminished since (#1750, down 93%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janeth, Janett, Janetta, Janette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jannette, Jenica, Jenna, Jennette, Jenny in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnetta, Johnette, Jonette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenna, Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jenetta is alike in pronunciation to Ginetta, Janita, Jeanetta, Jeannetta, Jennetta, Jonetta, Jonita, Juniata and Junita. Other suggested similar names are Agnetta, Anetta, Annetta, Arnetta, Benetta, Bernetta, Cinetta, Conetta, Donetta, Finetta, Genette, Gwenetta, Inetta, Jaenette, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jenda, Jenella, Jenessa, Jeneva, Jenista, Jetta, Joetta, Joletta, Jonetia, Josetta, Juanetta, Junette, Kinetta, Lanetta, Leneta, Lenette, Leretta (see Loretta), Linetta, Lunetta, Lynetta, Minetta, Ninetta, Ornetta (see Arnette), Reinetta, Reneeta, Renetta, Renette, Rexetta, Vanetta, Vedetta (see Vedette), Venetia, Venetta, Vernetta, Vinetta, Vynetta, Wanetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jenetta.

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