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What does Jennette mean?

Jennette Pronunciation of Jennette [jen-nette] as a girls' name is of Scottish origin. Jennette is a variant form of Janet (Scottish): originally a short form of Jane.



VARIANTS Jonette, Jonet, Johnette, Jinnett, Jinnet, Jennet, Jenette, Janot, Jannette, Jannet, Janit, Janette, Janett

OTHER FORMS VIA JANET Janetta, Janneth, Jenetta, Johnetta



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How popular is Jennette?

Jennette is a very prominent first name for females (#1671 out of 4276, Top 39%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#16176 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jennette entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1046 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jennette name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Jennette appearing in the Top 2000 are Janet (#1487 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Johnetta, Johnette, Jonette, Jannet, Janett, Janetta, Janette and Jannette. Adoption of these forms of Jennette was at its apex during 1950-1959 (AVERAGE #1274) and has become much diminished since, with forms like Janette becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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