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Janet meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Janet No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: Hebrew English
How to pronounce Janet ja-net What does my name mean?
Meanings: God's Gracious Gift Female Version of John The Lord is Gracious Gift from God God is Gracious Secondary and diminutive of Jane or Johanna (meaning: God is merciful). Namesake: Janet Leigh, American actress. In Germany rather rare.

Janet was ranked 790 in 1995 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.95% from its previous ranking of 760 in 1994. Janet was ranked 794 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 2.22% from its previous ranking of 812 in 2015.

Full form of Janet : Jolly Altruistic Noble Enterprising Thrifty

Janet is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2195 in 2015. Only 308 people have Janet as their first name. Janet is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Janet was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2009 and ranked 794 (0.004123% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 557278 people wear Janet as their first name. Pre-named after Jean. Comes from the henbre "yo and hen" means: "God is merciful" Fete on December 27th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Janet showcases in the charts. 0.154175% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Janet
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1911175386
1912174553
1913159712
1914161883
19151571173
19161401449
19171321585
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Expression number of Janet is 5.

Janet love adventure, excitement and freedom. Janet are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Janet are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Janet Albinet, Amunet, Anet, Anjanet, Annet, Antoinet, Arnet, Asenet, Aubinnet, Azenet, Barnet, Baronet, Bemnet, Benet, Bennet, Beornet, Bernet, Bertinet, Bianet, BurnetFamous people named Janet
Janet Watson Kruse in OzGirl as Actress
Janet Annino in Episode #1.136 as Producer
Janet Borrus in Akeelah and the Bee as Actress
Janet Weinberg in Choices as Editor
Janet Travis in Grow Up, Tony Phillips as Actress
Janet Sunderland in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids as Actress
Janet Gilmore in Boston Public as Casting Director
Janet Pound in Gran Torino as Casting Department
Janet Scott in A Fig Leaf for Eve as Actress
Janet Michaels in Join the Club as Actress
Janet Jackson, actress,composer
Janet Leigh, actress
Janet Zdyb, assistant director
Janet McTeer, actress,writer,producer
Janet Gratz, sound department,editor
Janet Adair, actress
Janet P. Adams, actress
Janet Adderley, actress
Janet Adler, producer
Names like Janet Jan, Jana, Janaa, Janaan, Janace, Janacia, Janada, Janadia, Janae, Janaea, Janaee, Janaeh, Janael, Janaesha, Janaeya, Janaeyah, Janah, Janahi, Janahla, Janai
Janet Namesakes Posts having Janet: Comments :Janet is a female first name. Janet is the Anglo-American variant of Johanna. Johanna is originally from the Hebrew terms yahweh "Name of God" and chanan "favor, have mercy" together or Hispanic variants of the French first name Jeannette, itself derived from Jeanne. May be, it is a diminutive of the medieval of Jane, which is the form the Middle English name Giovanna. Became established since even now as an independent name Jane, began to spread in Scotland, and in the seventeenth and eighteenth century, began to be perceived as a typical "from the name witch " (just as would happen to Griselda ). It was brought back into vogue in the nineteenth century which has spread in English. - Jeannette Joines
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Other variants of Janet :Lashawn Jone Joanna Ioanna Iohanna Ioana Ivana Yana Yoana Joana Jana Johana Johanna Johanne Jeanette Janna Jeannette Janina Jeanne Jeanine Jeannine Xoana Gianna Yanna Zsanett Jóhanna Jóna Chevonne Shavonne Shevaun Shevon Síne Siobhán Sinéad Giovanna Jovana Jehanne Zhanna Zhannochka Jean Seonag Sheena Sìne Jessie Sìneag Teasag Juana Siân Sioned Siwan Siana Siani  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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