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


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

What is the origin of the name Janne?

Janne is a Frisian and Nordic name and suitable for girls (e.g. in Norway, Denmark, Estonia) and boys (e.g. in Finland, Sweden). It is a short form of the Hebrew names Johanna or Johannes. In Germany it is mostly a feminine name and also a short form of Marianne.

What does the name Janne mean?

Janne 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). Besides, Janne means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “wished for child” and “grace”, “favor” (from Marianne).

Pronunciation of Janne

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Popularity of the name Janne

The name Janne is ranked #2822 overall.

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