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What does Jenita mean?

Jenita Pronunciation of Jenita [jeni-ta] as a girls' name has its root in English. Jenita is an alternate spelling of Jenny (English).


Jenita has 2 variants: Jenetta and Jennita.

15 more different relations via Jenny: Jen, Jenarae, Jeneen, Jenene, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenika, Jenise, Jenna, Jenni, Jennie, Jennika and Jennis.

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

(male) Jenija, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenita Zadie (J.Z.), ..

How popular is Jenita?

Jenita is an unusual given name for women. Jenita is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jenna (#298 via latest list), Jenny (#968), Jenni, Jennie, Jenise, Jenica, Jenice and Jeni are the popular related forms of Jenita (not ranked). Other variants, like Jeniece, are seldom used. These forms of Jenita were at the height of their popularity a century ago (median #1568) and have become much less common since (#1658, 85%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jenise, Jenna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenni, Jennie, Jenny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jenita is pronounced similarly to Janeta, Janetta, Janita, Jeanetta, Jennetta, Jonati, Jonetta, Jonita, Juniata, Junita and Juwanita. Other recommended names are Arnita, Benita, Bonita, Danita, Denia, Denisa, Denita, Donita, Elenita, Felita, Fenia, Genia, Genisa, Genista, Gwenita, Hanita, Janet, Janett, Jania, Janot, Jedida, Jelina, Jelisa, Jemila, Jena, Jenara, Jenda, Jenette, Jeneva, Jenie, Jenina, Jenine, Jennet, Jennica, Jensina, Jerica, Jesica, Jesika, Jetta, Jezica (see Jessica), Jinia, Juanita, Judita, Julita, Kenia, Kenina, Lenita, Nenita, Penina, Pepita, Perita, Ranita, Renata, Renita, Renyta, Serita, Sunita, Vanita, Venia, Verita, Vernita, Wanita, Xenia and Yonita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jenita.

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