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406k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Janice

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God Is Gracious
  • #164 All Time
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49k Janis (English)
2k Jens (Scandinavian)
2k Johannes (Scandinavian)

How popular is the name "Janice" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1894550
189913130
190037370
190134340
190243430
190335350
190436360
190542420
190651510
190740400
190859590
190978780
191089890
19111171170
19121421420
19131571570
19142252250
19152862860
19163733730
19174554550
19185105100
19195895890
19206706700
19217327320
19227457450
19237877870
19241,1751,1750
19251,5101,5100
19261,4741,4686
19271,4741,4686
19281,5731,5685
19291,6941,6895
19301,9391,92910
19312,2982,28711
19322,6422,62715#94 girl name
19333,0703,0628#81 girl name
19343,5983,58711#68 girl name
19354,4644,44519#47 girl name
19366,1716,14823#31 girl name
19377,8007,76634#25 girl name
19388,7488,71137#24 girl name
19398,8158,77837#24 girl name
19409,3629,31547#22 girl name
194110,09810,06038#22 girl name
194210,32810,28345#25 girl name
194310,69210,65339#26 girl name
19449,7629,73032#28 girl name
194510,80310,78122#24 girl name
194614,06614,03630#22 girl name
194715,44115,40932#22 girl name
194814,19014,15931#23 girl name
194914,46914,45118#24 girl name
195015,04315,01825#22 girl name
195115,97015,94723#21 girl name
195214,99914,98118#23 girl name
195314,63214,60923#22 girl name
195413,53513,51124#25 girl name
195513,20913,17138#25 girl name
195613,04713,01631#26 girl name
195711,99311,96825#32 girl name
195810,91010,88228#35 girl name
195910,51910,49227#37 girl name
19609,6639,61944#41 girl name
19618,7518,71932#52 girl name
19627,8437,81924#58 girl name
19637,0997,07128#63 girl name
19646,1916,16427#69 girl name
19655,0495,03019#73 girl name
19664,3584,34513#80 girl name
19673,5263,51610#98 girl name
19683,0563,04511
19692,6422,6339
19702,3472,33314
19712,1602,14515
19721,7281,71414
19731,4871,47611
19741,3281,3226
19751,3151,3096
19761,1611,1565
19771,1431,1430
19781,1681,1617
19791,0851,0796
19801,0021,0020
19818908900
19828818810
19837787726
19847567560
19856956878
19866676589
19876756696
19886366315
19895465460
19905135130
19914854850
19924634630
19934504500
19944204200
19953623620
19963383380
19973113110
19983113110
19992982980
20003103100
20012722720
20023253250
20032442440
20042842840
20052382380
20062602600
20072862860
20082542540
20093313310
20102362360
20111911910
20121921920
20131851850
20141761760

Want to know about the populiarty of Janice? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 406,224 babies born with the name Janice in the United States. That's more than enough Janices to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1894 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Janice" was in 1951 with a total of 15,947 babies. (That's a lot of baby Janices)

According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Janice" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 105 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1941. Across the entire United States a total of 10,098 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Janice" mean?

Janice (English): God Is Gracious

The name "Janice" is of English origin and it means "God Is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecinaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eaincj". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Janice popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Janice in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Janice

Janice Dickinson

Janice Dickinson is a model, photographer, author, and talent agent with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1972 to present. Janice was born in 1955 as Janice Doreen Dickinson in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Janice Pennington

Janice Pennington is a playboy playmate . Janice was born in 1942 as Janice Marie Pennington in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Past life for Janice born Oct 22, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Janice

Name poster for Janice(click to save the high quality version)

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