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Jeanette - Meaning of Jeanette

What does Jeanette mean?

Meaning of the name JeanetteGiannaJaneJennaNinaJoannaGiaJanelleHannaJohannaIvannaJessieJanessaGiovannaHanaAsiaJennyJaniyaJeanJolineIvaJoannJeannetteJeanettaJonnaGina

[ 2 syll. jea-net-te, je-ane-tte ] The baby girl name Jeanette is pronounced JHah-NEHT in English or ZHae-NEHT in French †. Jeanette is of Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in English and French.

Jeanette is a variant form of the English Jane in the English and French languages.

Jeanette is also a familiar form of the English and Scottish Jean in the English and French languages.

Jeanette is also a variant form of the French and English Jeannette in the English and French languages.

See also the related category french.

Jeanette is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1939, 0.255% of baby girls were named Jeanette. It was #82 in rank then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is of only sporadic use today. Within the family of girl names directly related to Jeanette, Jane was the most popular in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Jeanette include Jeannette, Genette, Gianette, Jacent, Jacinth, Jacinthe, Jacynth, Jandy, Janet, Janete, Janeth, Janett, Janette, Janit, Jannet, Janneth, Jannette, Jante, Jasmeet, and Jasmit.

† Pronunciation for Jeanette: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"

A famous person named Jeanette is Actress Janet Leigh, born Jeanette Helen Morrison 6 July 1927 - 3 October 2004, Merced, California.


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