What does Jenise mean?
Jenise /jen-ise/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew and English derivation, and the name Jenise means "God is gracious". Jenise is a variant form of Janice (Hebrew) with the suffix -se. Jenise is also a variation of Jenny (English).
How popular is Jenise?
Jenise is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2366 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Jenise (outside Top 1000) are Jenna (#266 via latest list), Jenny (#822), Jennie, Janice and Janis. These forms of Jenise reached the apex of their popularity during 1950-1959 (median #365) and have become significantly less widespread since (#817, ▼71%). Jenna has generally been a favorite of parents, while Janice, Jenny, Janis and Jennie used to be popular. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Jenise and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Jenise is pronounced similarly to Janeese, Jeanice and Joniece. Other suggested similar baby names are Anise, Cerise, Denice▼, Denisa, Denise▼, Denisse, Dennise, Felise, Henie, Jamese, Janica, Janine▼, Jenessa, Jenilea, Jenilee, Jennasee, Jenne, Jennee, Jennine, Jensine, Jonique, Jonisa, Venice, Venise and Venize. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenise.