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Janis Meaning


What does Janis mean?

The name Janis is of Hebrew and Latvian origin.

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

Janis is generally used as a girl's name.

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

The Given Name Janis

Janis is a variant of Janice. See Janice for further details.

Janis is quite a daring name and a welcome find.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

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

Some famous bearers of this name include: Janis Joplin.

Janis Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 6,108 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,684 in baby name popularity for girls with 23 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Janis sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Janis Name Popularity Page.

Janis Related Names

Janis is a variant of Janice.

Famous Janiss

  • Janis Joplin ~ Rock Musician

Janis Numerology

What will your new littleJanis 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 Janis are often bright and serious but most of all they are read more >>

Janis Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Janis.

Just for fun, see the name Janis 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 Janis in Nautical Flags page.