Name Janet Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Janet


Janet is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Janet?

Janet is a medieval diminutive of the names Jane or Jeanette, which derived from the name Johanna. Johanna is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Janet mean?

The girl’s name Janet means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Janet

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Popularity of the name Janet

The name Janet is ranked #11163 overall.

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