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What does Johnetta mean?

Johnetta Pronunciation of Johnetta [johnet-ta] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Scottish origin, and the meaning of the name Johnetta is "God is gracious". Johnetta is an alternate form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Johnetta is also a variation of Janet (Scottish). Johnetta is also used as a derivative of Johnna (Hebrew).

Associated with: scottish, gracious.


Johnetta has 5 variants: Janeta, Janetta, Jenetta, Jonetta and Jonita.

14 more alternative forms via Jane, Janet, Johnna: Gianetta, Janett, Janette, Jannette, Jeanette, Jenette, Jennette, Jinnett, Johna, Johnelle, Johnette, Jonella, Jonet and Jonette.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Johnetta Diya (J.D.), ..

How popular is Johnetta?

Johnetta is a very popular first name for females (#1894 out of 4276, Top 44%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Johnetta entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #1263 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jane (#288 in recent rankings), Janet (#1487), Johnette, Johnna, Jonette, Johna, Jeanette, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Jannette and Jennette are the prominent varying forms of Johnetta rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Johnetta were popular as birth names 65 years ago (average #1111) and have become much less popular since (#1828, down 95.2%), with forms such as Jane becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnetta, Jane, Janet, Janett, Janetta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janette, Jannette, Jeanette, Jennette, Johna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnette, Johnna, Jonette in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Johnetta is alike in pronunciation to Ginetta, Jeanetta, Jeannetta and Jennetta. Other suggested similar names are Agnetta, Arnetta, Benetta, Brunetta, Cinetta, Coetta, Coletta, Concetta, Conetta, Coretta, Coronetta, Corretta, Corvetta, Darnetta, Donetta, Doretta, Finetta, Gwenetta, Inetta, Jacketta, Janeth, Janita, Jeannette, Jennita, Jetta, Jinnet, Joetta, Johnel, Joleta, Joletta, Jolietta, Joliette, Jonati (see Yonina), Jonessa, Jonetia, Jorjetta, Jorjette, Josetta, Josette, Jozette, Juanetta, Juanita, Julietta, Julyetta (see Julia), Junette, Juniata, Junita, Juwaneeta (see Juanita), Lanetta, Loretta, Lorretta, Loucetta (see Lucetta), Lowretta (see Loretta), Lunetta, Lynetta, Marnetta, Minetta, Ninetta, Raynetta, Reinetta, Rhetta, Robetta (see Roberta), Shanetta, Vanetta, Vannetta (see Vanessa), Venetta, Vinetta, Vynetta, Wanetta, Wyanetta and Wyonetta (see Wyanet). These names tend to be less frequently used than Johnetta.

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