Meaning and Name Origin
Jonetta \j(o)-netta, jon(et)-ta\ as a girls' name. Jonetta's root is Hebrew, and Jonetta means "God is gracious". Jonetta is a derivative of Johnna (Hebrew): feminine of John and Jon. A seldom-used birth name for girls.
Jonetta has 23 more related variations via Johnna: Giana▲, Gianna▲, Giovanna▼, Jana▼, Janna▼, Johna, Johnelle, Johnette, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonette, Joni▼, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie▼ and Jovanna.
Jonetta is an uncommon first name for women. Jonetta is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jonetta and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Jonetta (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Giana (#775 last year), Gianna (#95), Giovanna (#874), Jana, Janna, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna and Jonnie. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1960-1969 and is somewhat lower today, with versions such as Giovanna, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni and Jonnie falling out of fashion. Giana (#775) and Gianna (#95) are two of the more chic birth names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jonetta is alike in pronunciation to Ginetta, Janeta, Janetta, Jeanetta, Jenetta and Jennetta. Other suggested similar baby names are Conetta, Donetta, Janett, Janette▼, Jenette, Joetta, Joletta, Jonet, Jonetia, Josetta, Juanetta and Junette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jonetta.