[ 2 syll. jea-(n)nie, je-ann-ie ] The baby girl name Jeannie is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced JHIY-N-iy- †. Jeannie has its origins in the Hebrew language. It is used largely in English and Scottish. Jeannie is a familiar form of the English and Scottish Jean.
Jeannie is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1957, 0.068% of baby girls were named Jeannie. It was #222 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Within all girl names in its family, Jeannie was nevertheless the most widely used in 2012. Jeannie has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Jeannie include Jeanie (English and Scottish), Jenai, Jini (English), Genie (English), Gini (English), Jachan, Jachane, Jachann, Jachanne, Jacksen, Jacksin, Jackson, Jacqueine (English), Jacquine, Jacson, Jahan (Iranian), Jahane, Jahanne, Jaimee (English), and Jaimie (English).
† Pronunciation for Jeannie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"