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What does Jinnett mean?

Jinnett Pronunciation of Jinnett [jin-nett] as a girls' name is of Scottish derivation. Jinnett is an alternate form of Janet (Scottish): originally a transcription of Jane.

Associated with: scottish.


Jinnett has 13 variants: Janett, Janette, Janit, Jannet, Jannette, Janot, Jenette, Jennet, Jennette, Jinnet, Johnette, Jonet and Jonette.

7 more related forms via Janet: Gianetta, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janneth, Jenetta and Johnetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Jainett, Joanett, ..

(male) Jinto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jinnett Krista (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jinnett?

Jinnett is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Jinnett is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Jinnett (not ranked) are Janet (#1487 via latest list), Jennette, Johnetta, Johnette, Jonette, Jannette, Jannet, Janeth, Janett, Janetta and Janette. Other forms, like Janot, are uncommon. These relations of Jinnett were favored as baby names in the 1950s (average #1340) and are now significantly less conventional (#1953, 99%), with forms such as Janette falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Jinnett is alike in pronunciation to Ginette, Ginnette, Jaenette, Jeanette, Jeannette and Junette. Other recommended names are Anett, Annett, Arnett, Birgett, Burnett, Janne, Jannel, Janney, Jeanetta, Jeannetta, Jenne, Jennee, Jenneil, Jennetta, Jenneva, Jenney, Jennita, Jett, Jinae, Jinee, Jineen, Jineeva, Jineva, Jinger, Jinjer, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Jonetta, Juanetta, Juliett, Linett, Linnet, Linnette, Lisbett, Lizbett, Lynett, Lynnett, Minnette, Ninnette, Ornett (see Arnette) and Orrnett (see Arnette). These names tend to be more commonly used than Jinnett.

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