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What does Jenette mean?

Jenette Pronunciation of Jenette [jenette] as a name for girls is of Scottish, Hebrew and French derivation, and the name Jenette means "God is gracious". Jenette is an alternate spelling of Janet (Scottish): originally a form of Jane. Jenette is also a variation of Jean (Hebrew). Jenette is also used as a variation of Jeanette (French).

Associated with: scottish, gracious.


Jenette has 14 variants: Janett, Janette, Janit, Jannet, Jannette, Janot, Jeannette, Jennet, Jennette, Jinnet, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonet and Jonette.

12 more relations via Janet, Jean, Jeanette: Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Jeanee, Jeanelle, Jeanene, Jeanetta, Jeannetta, Jenetta, Jennetta, Jennine and Johnetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Jante, Jenetje, ..

(male) Jenetre, Jenetti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenette Mallory (J.M.), ..

How popular is Jenette?

Jenette is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2181 out of 4276, Top 51%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Janet (#1487 last year), Jeannetta, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jennette, Jonette, Johnette, Johnetta, Jeanetta, Jeanene, Janett, Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Jannette, Jannet and Jean are the prominent related forms of Jenette (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Jenette reached the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (median #1173) and have become much less popular since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jannet, Jannette, Jean, Jeanene, Jeanetta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanette, Jeannetta, Jeannette, Jennette, Johnetta in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenette and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jenette is pronounced similarly to Genette, Ginette, Ginnette, Jaenette and Junette. Other suggested similar names are Anette, Annette, Arnette, Benetta, Bernette, Cecette, Danette, Dennette, Eevette (see Evette), Finette, Gwenette, Jazette, Jenee, Jenelle, Jenene, Jenita, Jennita, Jette, Joette, Jolette, Jonetia, Jonetta, Josette, Jozette, Juanetta, Julette, Kennette, Lanette, Lenette, Linette, Lonette, Lunette, Lynette, Manette, Minette, Nanette, Ninette, Nynette, Ornette, Reinette, Renetta, Renette, Ronette, Tonette, Vedette, Venetta, Vernette, Vinette, Vynette, Wanette and Yevette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jenette.

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