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


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

What is the origin of the name Jantje?

Jantje is a Dutch diminutive of the name Jan, which derived from the name Johannes. In the Netherlands, Jantje is mostly a boy’s name today, but is given to girls in traditional areas. Besides, it is a Frisian diminutive of Johanna and therefore a girl’s name.

What does the name Jantje mean?

Jantje means “little Jan“ or “Yahweh is gracious” and “Yahweh is merciful” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jantje

Popularity of the name Jantje

The name Jantje is ranked #8025 overall.

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