Janine

First Name
33k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Janine mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Janine

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Janine is of French origin and means "Emotional, but tough".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a twentieth century variant of Jane, or borrowed from French.

Janine was also found in the following language(s): French, German, and Norman

Notable Persons Named Janine

Janine Turner is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Janine was given the name Janine Loraine Gauntt on December 6th, 1962 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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She holds the title Miss Universe-Philippines 2012 and Binibining Pilipinas 2012. Janine was given the name Janine Marie Raymundo Tugonon on October 19th, 1989 in Orion, Bataan.

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Janine Duvitski is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1972 to present. Janine was given the name Christine Janine Drzewicki in 1952 in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, UK.

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Janine Melnitz is a ghostbuster and secretary.

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She has been prominent since 2003. Janine was born on September 4th, 1982 in Germany. Janine is also known as Gining Chang and Ning Chang.

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Janine Gutierrez is an actor, television presenter, model (people), actress, television host, and commercial model. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Janine was given the name Janine Marie Elizabeth Olson Gutierrez on October 2nd, 1989 in Quezon City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Janine

Alia Janine is a comedian. Alia was given the name Alia Janine Dailey-Willis on November 12th, 1978 in Milwaukee.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 7 7 0
1915 5 5 0
1917 5 5 0
1918 5 5 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 5 5 0
1926 7 7 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 28 28 0
1930 28 28 0
1931 29 29 0
1932 35 35 0
1933 27 27 0
1934 42 42 0
1935 31 31 0
1936 36 36 0
1937 30 30 0
1938 58 58 0
1939 55 55 0
1940 45 45 0
1941 36 36 0
1942 56 56 0
1943 64 64 0
1944 58 58 0
1945 93 93 0
1946 188 188 0
1947 293 293 0
1948 277 277 0
1949 258 258 0
1950 328 328 0
1951 421 421 0
1952 564 564 0
1953 694 694 0
1954 813 813 0
1955 745 745 0
1956 578 578 0
1957 580 580 0
1958 460 460 0
1959 774 774 0
1960 1,380 1,380 0
1961 1,287 1,287 0
1962 1,289 1,289 0
1963 1,135 1,135 0
1964 1,240 1,240 0
1965 1,357 1,357 0
1966 1,244 1,239 5
1967 1,061 1,055 6
1968 882 882 0
1969 896 896 0
1970 1,045 1,045 0
1971 830 830 0
1972 594 594 0
1973 584 584 0
1974 541 541 0
1975 492 492 0
1976 495 495 0
1977 479 479 0
1978 485 485 0
1979 524 524 0
1980 506 506 0
1981 496 496 0
1982 560 560 0
1983 541 541 0
1984 507 507 0
1985 426 426 0
1986 376 376 0
1987 343 343 0
1988 366 366 0
1989 328 328 0
1990 337 337 0
1991 282 282 0
1992 289 289 0
1993 251 251 0
1994 193 193 0
1995 178 178 0
1996 171 171 0
1997 138 138 0
1998 124 124 0
1999 122 122 0
2000 105 105 0
2001 101 101 0
2002 95 95 0
2003 93 93 0
2004 102 102 0
2005 89 89 0
2006 54 54 0
2007 70 70 0
2008 40 40 0
2009 62 62 0
2010 45 45 0
2011 34 34 0
2012 58 58 0
2013 46 46 0
2014 29 29 0
2015 50 50 0
2016 41 41 0
2017 38 38 0

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Popularity of Janine as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Janine

  • How Popular is the name Janine? Janine is the 1,288th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Janine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,300 babies born with the first name Janine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janine to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Janine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janine is Tuesday, June 8th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Janine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janine was in 1960 with a total of 1,380 babies. That's a lot of babies named Janine!
  • Random Janine Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janine is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Janine: Your name in reverse order is Eninaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ijaenn. 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).
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