Janie

First Name
75k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janie

"Janie" is a name of American origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Jane". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Jane +‎ -ie

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Jane.

Notable Persons Named Janie

Janie Fricke is a country pop musician. She was most active from 1977 to 1977. Janie was given the name Janie Marie Fricke on December 19th, 1947.

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Janie Lou Gibbs is a criminal.

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Janie Dee is an actress, singer, and dancer. Her ongoing career started in 1986. Janie was born on June 20th, 1962 in Old Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK.

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Janie Tienphosuwan is an actor and actress. Janie was given the name Janie on September 11th, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Janie Bradford is a songwriter. She was most active from 1958 to 1958. Janie was born Janie Bradford on June 2nd, 1939 in Charleston, Missouri, United States.

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Janie Bryant is a costume designer. Janie was given the name Katherine Jane Bryant on October 16th, 1974 in USA. Janie is also known as Janie Bryant.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Janie

Janie Tienphosuwan is an actor and actress. Janie was given the name Janie on September 11th, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 96 96 0
1881 113 113 0
1882 134 134 0
1883 135 135 0
1884 122 122 0
1885 155 155 0
1886 149 149 0
1887 155 155 0
1888 206 206 0
1889 226 226 0
1890 220 220 0
1891 204 204 0
1892 242 242 0
1893 211 211 0
1894 246 246 0
1895 220 220 0
1896 223 223 0
1897 247 247 0
1898 235 235 0
1899 224 224 0
1900 330 330 0
1901 278 278 0
1902 262 262 0
1903 260 260 0
1904 272 272 0
1905 306 306 0
1906 265 265 0
1907 295 295 0
1908 284 284 0
1909 301 301 0
1910 377 377 0
1911 317 317 0
1912 416 416 0
1913 471 471 0
1914 477 472 5
1915 571 571 0
1916 649 649 0
1917 634 634 0
1918 656 656 0
1919 751 751 0
1920 764 764 0
1921 713 708 5
1922 685 685 0
1923 699 699 0
1924 758 751 7
1925 746 741 5
1926 663 663 0
1927 729 729 0
1928 716 709 7
1929 714 706 8
1930 707 707 0
1931 700 695 5
1932 711 705 6
1933 715 710 5
1934 781 771 10
1935 757 743 14
1936 755 755 0
1937 714 707 7
1938 783 776 7
1939 759 759 0
1940 819 811 8
1941 795 795 0
1942 963 950 13
1943 1,066 1,066 0
1944 1,168 1,162 6
1945 1,478 1,470 8
1946 1,704 1,704 0
1947 1,851 1,843 8
1948 1,586 1,578 8
1949 1,739 1,739 0
1950 1,729 1,729 0
1951 1,709 1,709 0
1952 1,574 1,569 5
1953 1,583 1,578 5
1954 1,493 1,493 0
1955 1,487 1,482 5
1956 1,412 1,412 0
1957 1,308 1,300 8
1958 1,215 1,215 0
1959 1,128 1,128 0
1960 1,095 1,084 11
1961 1,056 1,050 6
1962 958 951 7
1963 940 940 0
1964 758 752 6
1965 620 620 0
1966 603 595 8
1967 554 554 0
1968 490 490 0
1969 505 499 6
1970 481 475 6
1971 459 454 5
1972 447 441 6
1973 394 389 5
1974 362 354 8
1975 357 351 6
1976 369 360 9
1977 353 353 0
1978 303 303 0
1979 330 330 0
1980 316 316 0
1981 338 338 0
1982 345 335 10
1983 309 309 0
1984 306 306 0
1985 299 299 0
1986 297 297 0
1987 275 268 7
1988 317 317 0
1989 299 294 5
1990 323 323 0
1991 321 321 0
1992 304 304 0
1993 270 270 0
1994 285 285 0
1995 248 248 0
1996 231 231 0
1997 238 238 0
1998 210 210 0
1999 207 207 0
2000 208 208 0
2001 214 214 0
2002 237 237 0
2003 194 194 0
2004 222 222 0
2005 226 226 0
2006 186 186 0
2007 170 170 0
2008 200 200 0
2009 203 203 0
2010 155 155 0
2011 137 137 0
2012 163 163 0
2013 148 148 0
2014 165 165 0
2015 170 170 0
2016 157 157 0
2017 129 129 0

Where is the name Janie popular?

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Popularity of Janie as a first name

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Common last names for Janie

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • White
  • Green
  • Robinson
  • Anderson
  • Thompson

Fun Facts about the name Janie

  • What name lists does Janie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Janie? Janie is the 786th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Janie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 74,767 babies born with the first name Janie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janie to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 96 new born babies.
  • When was Janie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janie is Sunday, September 15th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Janie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janie was in 1947 with a total of 1,843 babies. That's a lot of babies named Janie!
  • Random Janie Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janie ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 55 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Janie: Your name in reverse order is Einaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ieanj. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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