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424
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Jeannette

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 34 34 0
1881 43 43 0
1882 60 60 0
1883 53 53 0
1884 63 63 0
1885 81 81 0
1886 75 75 0
1887 95 95 0
1888 109 109 0
1889 92 92 0
1890 99 99 0
1891 98 98 0
1892 122 122 0
1893 139 139 0
1894 133 133 0
1895 150 150 0
1896 135 135 0
1897 144 144 0
1898 144 144 0
1899 125 125 0
1900 170 170 0
1901 167 167 0
1902 174 174 0
1903 161 161 0
1904 212 212 0
1905 205 205 0
1906 216 216 0
1907 235 235 0
1908 260 260 0
1909 311 311 0
1910 347 347 0
1911 373 373 0
1912 487 487 0
1913 570 570 0
1914 699 699 0
1915 903 903 0
1916 1,082 1,082 0
1917 1,113 1,113 0
1918 1,077 1,077 0
1919 1,068 1,068 0
1920 1,060 1,060 0
1921 1,093 1,093 0
1922 1,028 1,028 0
1923 1,081 1,081 0
1924 1,032 1,032 0
1925 1,050 1,050 0
1926 919 919 0
1927 911 911 0
1928 888 888 0
1929 930 930 0
1930 993 987 6
1931 974 974 0
1932 1,086 1,080 6
1933 860 860 0
1934 919 919 0
1935 955 949 6
1936 959 954 5
1937 1,012 1,012 0
1938 1,044 1,044 0
1939 1,019 1,019 0
1940 1,047 1,038 9
1941 948 948 0
1942 1,061 1,055 6
1943 1,037 1,037 0
1944 931 931 0
1945 787 787 0
1946 966 966 0
1947 994 994 0
1948 957 957 0
1949 917 917 0
1950 882 882 0
1951 856 856 0
1952 899 899 0
1953 911 911 0
1954 852 852 0
1955 876 876 0
1956 903 903 0
1957 862 862 0
1958 885 885 0
1959 938 938 0
1960 937 937 0
1961 879 879 0
1962 913 908 5
1963 799 799 0
1964 731 731 0
1965 696 696 0
1966 644 644 0
1967 653 653 0
1968 630 630 0
1969 687 681 6
1970 715 715 0
1971 716 716 0
1972 574 574 0
1973 538 538 0
1974 542 542 0
1975 429 429 0
1976 406 406 0
1977 460 460 0
1978 407 407 0
1979 410 410 0
1980 474 474 0
1981 415 415 0
1982 415 415 0
1983 327 327 0
1984 282 282 0
1985 368 368 0
1986 425 425 0
1987 343 343 0
1988 346 346 0
1989 311 311 0
1990 266 266 0
1991 308 308 0
1992 215 215 0
1993 193 193 0
1994 150 150 0
1995 146 146 0
1996 103 103 0
1997 95 95 0
1998 92 92 0
1999 82 82 0
2000 62 62 0
2001 70 70 0
2002 67 67 0
2003 57 57 0
2004 55 55 0
2005 61 61 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 48 48 0
2008 36 36 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 42 42 0
2011 40 40 0
2012 48 48 0
2013 36 36 0
2014 30 30 0
2015 37 37 0

Fun Facts about the name Jeannette

  • How many people with the first name Jeannette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 69,048 babies born with the first name Jeannette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jeannette to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jeannette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 34 new born babies.
  • When was Jeannette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jeannette is Tuesday, March 16th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Jeannette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jeannette was in 1917 with a total of 1,113 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jeannette!
  • Random Jeannette Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jeannette ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 9 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Jeannette: Your name in reverse order is Ettennaej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ejtennaet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jeannette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 424 people with the last name Jeannette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jeannette? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jeannette as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Jeannette as a first name

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Popularity of Jeannette as a last name

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Common last names for Jeannette

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Lewis
  • Harris
  • Nelson
  • Baker

Common first names for Jeannette

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jeannette U.S.
  White 83.73% 64.26%
  African American 7.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jeannette

People with the last name Jeannette are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Jeannette

The name "Jeannette" is of French origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Jeanne". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A female given name, a French diminutive of Jeanne.

Jeannette was also found in the following language(s): Danish and French

Notable Persons With the Name Jeannette

Jeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin was an office holder. Jeannette was born on June 11th, 1880. She breathed her last breath on May 18th, 1973.

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Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls is a famed individual. Jeannette was born on April 21st, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Ja'net Dubois

Ja'net Dubois is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. She was most prominent from 1966 to present. Ja'net was given the name Jeannette Dubois on August 5th, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jeannette Wing

Jeannette Wing is a noteworthy human in the field of computer science. Jeannette was given the name Jeannette Marie Wing .

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Jeannette DePalma

Jeannette DePalma was a student. Jeannette was given the name Jeannette Christine DePalma on August 3rd, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She left this life in 1972.

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Jeannette Kagame

Jeannette Kagame is a First Lady of Rwanda and First Lady. Jeannette was given the name Jeannette Nyiramongi on August 10th, 1962 in Burundi.

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  • Jeannette Bougrab
    (lawyer)
  • Jeannette McHugh
    (influential individual)
  • Jeannette Campbell
    (leading human)
  • Emine Mihrişah İkinci Kadınefendi
    (influential individual)
  • Jeannette Ravenstijn
    (influential somebody)
  • Jeannette Windle
    (noteworthy human)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jeannette

Jeannette

Jeannette is a leading somebody.

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Joe Jeannette

Joe Jeannette was a boxer. Joe was born on August 26th, 1879 in North Bergen, New Jersey. He left this life on July 2nd, 1958.

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Buddy Jeannette

Buddy Jeannette is a basketball player for the Cleveland White Horses, Baltimore Bullets, Detroit Eagles, Sheboygan Red Skins, and Detroit Pistons. He was most active from 1938 to 1950. Buddy was born on September 15th, 1917 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

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Gertrude Jeannette

Gertrude Jeannette is an important individual. Gertrude was born on November 28th, 1914.

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Gunnar Jeannette

Gunnar Jeannette is an athlete for the Luxury Racing and Multimatic Motorsports. Gunnar was born on May 5th, 1982.

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Stanick Jeannette

Stanick Jeannette is a noteworthy human. Stanick was born on March 6th, 1977.

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What does the name Jeannette mean?

Jis for joyful, the spirit you spread.

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Eis for elate, you make others happy.

Tis for talent, hidden or not.

Tis for treasure, of your friendship.

Eis for eager, let's get started!

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