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Meaning and name origin

Jenita \j(e)-ni-ta\ as a girl's name is of English origin. Jenita is a variant of Jenny (English): originally a pet form of Jean in the Middle Ages; now used as a short form of Jennifer.


Jenita has 2 variant forms: Jenetta, Jennita.


Jenita is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jenita and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Jenny (#822). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jenny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jenita is also pronounced similarly to Janeta, Janita, Jonita, Juniata and Junita. Other suggested similar baby names are Benita, Denita, Janit, Jenda, Jenica, Jenika, Jenina, Jenista, Juanita, Lenita, Nenita, Renita and Venita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jenita.