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What does Janne mean?

Janne Pronunciation of Janne [janne] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Janne) is of Hebrew origin, and the name Janne means "God is gracious". Janne is an alternate spelling of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Janne has 4 variants: Jan, Jean, Johnn and Jon.

44 more different relations via John: Anno, Ean, Giannes, Gianni, Hannes, Hanno, Hans, Hansel, Hansl, Heanno, Iain, Ian, Ioannes, Ivann, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janos, Jeannot, Jens, Jian, Jianni, Joannes, Johann, Johannes, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jona, Jonnie, Jovanney, Jovanni, Juan, Seann, Shane, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno and Zane.

Creative forms:
(male) Jande, Jene, ..

(female) Janje, Janni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janne Eliel (J.E.), ..

How popular is Janne?

Janne is an uncommon first name for males. Janne is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ean (#977 in recent rankings), Gianni (#564), Hannes, Hans (#1411), Hansel (#1709), Iain, Ian (#76), Jack (#40), Jackie (#1725), Jacky, Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Jens, Johann (#1292), Johannes, John (#26), Johnie, Johnnie (#1531), Johnny (#310), Jon (#737), Jonnie, Jovanni (#1049), Juan (#114), Shane (#295) and Zane (#233) are the prominent alternative forms of Janne (not ranked). These relations of Janne were at the peak of their popularity in the 1880s (median #1408) and have become much less common since (#1158, 80% less usage), with forms like Jon becoming less in vogue. Ean, Gianni, Ian and Zane are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Gianni, Hans, Hansel, Iain in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ian, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jean, Jens, Johann, John, Johnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jonnie, Jovanni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juan, Shane, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannes, Iain, Ian, Jack, Jens outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johannes, John, Shane, Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janne is alike in pronunciation to Gene, Jonn and June. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Bayne, Benne, Caine, Carne, Channe, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Donne, Dunne, Enne, Faine, Fane, Gaine, Gayne, Gunne, Jace, Jade, Jae, Jaice, Jaide, Jaime, Jake, Jakie, Jame, Jamee, Jamie, Janak, Janan, Janna, Jannai, Jano, Janse, Jansen, Janus, Janzen, Jase, Jayce, Jayde, Jaye, Jayme, Jonny, Jonte, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Laine, Lane, Layne, Lonne, Mayne, Paine, Payne, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Renne, Vane, Wayne, Wynne, Zaine and Zayne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Janne.

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