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Janet Meaning


What does Janet mean?

The name Janet is of English origin.

The meaning of Janet is "G-d is gracious".

Janet is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ja-net.

The Given Name Janet

Janet is a form of Jane. See Jane for further details.

Janet appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Although unique, your little refined Janet, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Janet Gaynor, and Janet Jackson.

Janet Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,412 in baby name popularity for girls with 157 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,363 in baby name popularity for girls with 169 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Janet Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Janet has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Janet to other names.

Janet Related Names

Janet is a form of Jane.

The names Jenet, Jenett, Jenetta, Jenettia, Sinead, Sineag, Sioned are all forms of Janet.

Famous Janets

  • Janet ~ 1 hurricane
  • Janet Gaynor ~ Actress
  • Janet Jackson ~ Pop Musician
  • Janet McTeer ~ Actress

Janet Numerology

What will your new littleJanet be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Janet are often lustrous and authentic but most of all they are read more >>

Janet Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Janet in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Janet.

Just for fun, see the name Janet in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Janet in Nautical Flags page.