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


Janis is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Janis thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Janis?

Janis is a variant of Johanna or Johannes and a form of Janice.

What does the name Janis mean?

Janis 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 Janis

Popularity of the name Janis

The name Janis is ranked #2004 overall.

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