Meaning and name origin
Jenise \j(e)-ni-se\ as a girl's name is of English origin. Jenise is a variant of Janice: derivative of Jane with the suffix -ice from names like Candice and Bernice. Also a variant of Jenny (English): originally a pet form of Jean in the Middle Ages; now used as a short form of Jennifer.
Jenise is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2366 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jenise and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jenny (#822), Janis and Janice. (2014 statistics).
Jenise is also pronounced similarly to Jeanice. Other suggested similar baby names are Denise▼, Jenica, Jenie, Jenika, Jenine, Jonisa, Renise and Venise. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenise.