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What does Janine mean?

Janine Pronunciation of Janine as a girls' name is pronounced ja-NEEN. It is of English origin. Simplified form of Jeannine. Also form of Gianina. Also form of Jan. Also form of Jane.



VARIANTS Janeen, Janene, Janina, Jannina, Jannine

RELATED FORMS VIA JEANNINE Jeanina, Jeanine, Jenina, Jenine, Jennine



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How popular is Janine?

Janine is a very popular first name for females (#600 out of 4276, Top 14%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Janine entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #258 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Janine are Jan, Jane (#291 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Janeen, Janene, Janina, Jeanine, Jeannine and Jenine. Other variants, like Jeanina, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Janine was well-received 7 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.65%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.07%, 90%), with versions such as Jan becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janine, Jan, Jane, Janeen, Janene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janina, Jeanine, Jeannine, Jenine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janine is pronounced similarly to Giannine, Janean, Janeane, Jeanene, Jeanine, Jenene, Jenine and Jennine. Other recommended sound-alike names are Carine, Daline, Danice, Danise, Danne, Davine, Fantine, Hanina, Hanne, Hansine, Jacie, Jacine, Jadine, Jaime, Jaine, Jainee, Jalaine, Jalin, Jaline, Jamaine, Janae, Janee, Janica, Janice, Janiel, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janita, Jann, Janna, Jannae, Jannel, Jannet, Janney, Jannice, Jannie, Janny, Janyce, Jaxine, Jayne, Jaynie, Jazmine, Jeanie, Jeanina, Jenice, Jenie, Jenina, Jensine, Joanie, Joanne, Joline, Jonie, Juline, Karine, Laine, Lanie, Nanice, Nanine, Narine, Paine, Ranice, Ranite, Sarine, Savine, Vanina and Zanne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janine.