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406k
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since 1880

Janice

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1894 5 5 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 37 37 0
1901 34 34 0
1902 43 43 0
1903 35 35 0
1904 36 36 0
1905 42 42 0
1906 51 51 0
1907 40 40 0
1908 59 59 0
1909 78 78 0
1910 89 89 0
1911 117 117 0
1912 142 142 0
1913 157 157 0
1914 225 225 0
1915 286 286 0
1916 373 373 0
1917 455 455 0
1918 510 510 0
1919 589 589 0
1920 670 670 0
1921 732 732 0
1922 745 745 0
1923 787 787 0
1924 1,175 1,175 0
1925 1,510 1,510 0
1926 1,474 1,468 6
1927 1,475 1,469 6
1928 1,571 1,566 5
1929 1,694 1,689 5
1930 1,940 1,930 10
1931 2,298 2,287 11
1932 2,643 2,628 15 #94 girl name
1933 3,070 3,062 8 #81 girl name
1934 3,598 3,587 11 #68 girl name
1935 4,464 4,445 19 #47 girl name
1936 6,171 6,148 23 #31 girl name
1937 7,800 7,766 34 #25 girl name
1938 8,748 8,711 37 #24 girl name
1939 8,816 8,779 37 #24 girl name
1940 9,362 9,315 47 #22 girl name
1941 10,098 10,060 38 #22 girl name
1942 10,327 10,282 45 #25 girl name
1943 10,693 10,654 39 #26 girl name
1944 9,763 9,731 32 #28 girl name
1945 10,803 10,781 22 #24 girl name
1946 14,066 14,036 30 #22 girl name
1947 15,440 15,408 32 #22 girl name
1948 14,191 14,160 31 #23 girl name
1949 14,468 14,450 18 #24 girl name
1950 15,044 15,019 25 #22 girl name
1951 15,968 15,945 23 #21 girl name
1952 15,005 14,987 18 #23 girl name
1953 14,634 14,611 23 #22 girl name
1954 13,537 13,513 24 #25 girl name
1955 13,207 13,169 38 #25 girl name
1956 13,046 13,015 31 #26 girl name
1957 11,991 11,966 25 #32 girl name
1958 10,911 10,883 28 #35 girl name
1959 10,517 10,490 27 #37 girl name
1960 9,664 9,620 44 #41 girl name
1961 8,752 8,720 32 #52 girl name
1962 7,842 7,818 24 #58 girl name
1963 7,101 7,073 28 #63 girl name
1964 6,191 6,164 27 #69 girl name
1965 5,049 5,030 19 #73 girl name
1966 4,358 4,345 13 #80 girl name
1967 3,525 3,515 10 #99 girl name
1968 3,056 3,045 11
1969 2,642 2,633 9
1970 2,347 2,333 14
1971 2,159 2,144 15
1972 1,728 1,714 14
1973 1,487 1,476 11
1974 1,328 1,322 6
1975 1,317 1,311 6
1976 1,160 1,155 5
1977 1,143 1,143 0
1978 1,169 1,162 7
1979 1,085 1,079 6
1980 1,004 1,004 0
1981 890 890 0
1982 881 881 0
1983 778 772 6
1984 756 756 0
1985 695 687 8
1986 667 658 9
1987 675 669 6
1988 636 631 5
1989 546 546 0
1990 513 513 0
1991 485 485 0
1992 463 463 0
1993 450 450 0
1994 420 420 0
1995 362 362 0
1996 338 338 0
1997 311 311 0
1998 311 311 0
1999 298 298 0
2000 310 310 0
2001 272 272 0
2002 325 325 0
2003 244 244 0
2004 284 284 0
2005 238 238 0
2006 260 260 0
2007 286 286 0
2008 254 254 0
2009 331 331 0
2010 236 236 0
2011 191 191 0
2012 192 192 0
2013 185 185 0
2014 177 177 0
2015 197 197 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Janice baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 406,432 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 15,945 babies. (That's a lot of baby Janices)

According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Janice" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 522 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 13,537 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Janice" mean? The list below shows the origins of Janice as well as things modernly associated with the name Janice such as celebrities named Janice.

Origin and Meaning of Janice

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

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Janice

Janice Bledsoe
Janice Hahn
Janice Bryant Howroyd
Janice Friends
Janice Goldfinger
Janice Rogers Brown

Alternative Meanings

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for captive, your web of charm.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecinaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ajcien". 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.

Past life for Janice born Jun 1, 1989

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 Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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