Janette

First Name
32k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
156
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Janette mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Janette

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Janette means "It means god has been gracious" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Janette means "God is gracious".
Other origins: Australian, Norwegian, and French

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a variant of Janet.

Janette was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

Notable Persons Named Janette

Janette and Ian Tough is a television presenters, comedians, singers, television presenter, comedian, and singing. Janette was born on May 16th, 1947.

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Janette Oke is an inspirational fiction writer. Janette was given the name Janette Steeves on February 18th, 1935 in Champion, Alberta, Canada.

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Janette Scott is an actress, author, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1942 to 1967. Janette was given the name Thora Janette Scott by her parent Thora Hird on December 14th, 1938 in Morecambe.

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Janette Manrara is a dancer and choreographer. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Janette was born on November 16th, 1983 in Miami.

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Jeanette is a pop, electropop, ballad, and rock musician. She was most prominent from 1968 to 1968. Jeanette was given the name Janette Anne Dimech on October 10th, 1951.

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Janette Sadik-Khan is a civil service. Janette was born in San Francisco.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Janette

Misha was given the name Michelle Janette Fleming in Spokane, Washington.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1881 9 9 0
1884 6 6 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 8 8 0
1888 15 15 0
1889 13 13 0
1890 11 11 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 20 20 0
1893 9 9 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 10 10 0
1897 13 13 0
1898 10 10 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 19 19 0
1901 19 19 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 17 17 0
1904 22 22 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 22 22 0
1908 27 27 0
1909 26 26 0
1910 26 26 0
1911 32 32 0
1912 49 49 0
1913 52 52 0
1914 77 77 0
1915 113 113 0
1916 96 96 0
1917 99 99 0
1918 139 139 0
1919 122 122 0
1920 142 142 0
1921 160 160 0
1922 168 168 0
1923 148 148 0
1924 158 158 0
1925 183 183 0
1926 167 167 0
1927 171 171 0
1928 151 151 0
1929 163 163 0
1930 195 195 0
1931 250 250 0
1932 256 256 0
1933 288 288 0
1934 278 278 0
1935 262 262 0
1936 281 281 0
1937 296 296 0
1938 309 309 0
1939 307 307 0
1940 318 318 0
1941 288 288 0
1942 343 343 0
1943 343 343 0
1944 315 315 0
1945 301 301 0
1946 382 382 0
1947 412 412 0
1948 415 415 0
1949 502 502 0
1950 551 551 0
1951 599 599 0
1952 545 545 0
1953 700 700 0
1954 693 693 0
1955 666 666 0
1956 618 618 0
1957 642 642 0
1958 546 546 0
1959 537 537 0
1960 561 561 0
1961 577 577 0
1962 588 588 0
1963 541 541 0
1964 586 586 0
1965 484 484 0
1966 501 501 0
1967 453 453 0
1968 451 451 0
1969 479 479 0
1970 436 436 0
1971 431 424 7
1972 363 363 0
1973 359 359 0
1974 341 341 0
1975 359 359 0
1976 313 313 0
1977 328 328 0
1978 299 299 0
1979 326 326 0
1980 314 314 0
1981 329 329 0
1982 390 385 5
1983 325 325 0
1984 263 263 0
1985 280 280 0
1986 335 325 10
1987 318 313 5
1988 320 315 5
1989 352 347 5
1990 360 355 5
1991 320 320 0
1992 316 316 0
1993 300 300 0
1994 261 261 0
1995 212 212 0
1996 230 230 0
1997 220 220 0
1998 214 214 0
1999 227 227 0
2000 188 188 0
2001 200 200 0
2002 174 174 0
2003 168 168 0
2004 160 160 0
2005 139 139 0
2006 134 134 0
2007 132 132 0
2008 114 114 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 101 101 0
2011 83 83 0
2012 78 78 0
2013 71 71 0
2014 60 60 0
2015 53 53 0
2016 54 54 0
2017 46 46 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Janette

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Janette as a first name

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Popularity of Janette as a last name

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Common last names for Janette

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Janette U.S.
  White 86.54% 64.26%
  African American 5.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Janette

People with the last name Janette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Janette

  • How Popular is the name Janette? Janette is the 1,330th most popular name of all time. As a last name Janette was the 112,568th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Janette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,940 babies born with the first name Janette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janette to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Janette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janette is Monday, October 8th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Janette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janette was in 1953 with a total of 700 babies.
  • Random Janette Factoid: According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janette is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1948.
  • Weird things about the name Janette: Your name in reverse order is Ettenaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neajett. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Janette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 156 people with the last name Janette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Janette? Janette is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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