What does Jonette mean?
Jonette \j(o)-nette, jon(et)-te\ as a girls' name. Jonette's name origins are Scottish and Hebrew, and Jonette means "God is gracious". Jonette is a derivative of Janet (Scottish): originally a diminutive of Jane. Jonette is also a variation of Johnna (Hebrew): feminine of John and Jon.
Jonette has 30 more different forms via Janet, Johnna: Giana, Gianetta, Gianna, Giovanna▼, Jana▼, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janna▼, Janneth, Jenetta, Johna, Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Joni▼, Jonita, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie▼ and Jovanna.
Jonette is an unusual given name for females. Jonette is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Jonette (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Giana (#775 last year), Gianna (#95), Giovanna (#874), Jana, Janet, Janette, Janna, Jannette, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna and Jonnie. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3385%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0966%, down 71.5%), with forms such as Giovanna, Janet, Johnna, Johnnie and Joni becoming somewhat dated. Giana (#775) and Gianna (#95) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Jonette and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jonette is pronounced similarly to Genette, Ginette, Jaenette, Jeanette▼ and Junette. Other suggested similar baby names are Joette, Jolette, Jonetia, Josette, Jozette, Lonette, Ronette and Tonette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jonette.