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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Giana, Gianna, Giovanna, Jana, Janet, Janette, Janna, Jannette, Johnna, Johnnie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joni, Jonna, Jonnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.