Variation of Jane
"God is gracious"

Janis Origin and Meaning

The name Janis is a girl's name .

Last moment of glory was in the Janis Joplin sixties.

# 919 in the US

Janis Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Janis

  • Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink)American musician and comedian
  • Janis Lyn JoplinAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Janis Paige (born Donna Mae Tjaden)American singer and actress
  • Janis TanakaAmerican rock bassist
  • Elsie JanisAmerican WWI,era singer and actress
  • Janis Gayeex,wife of American singer Marvin Gaye
  • Janis Lynn HapeAmerican Olympic swimmer
  • Janis Gudrun JohnsonCanadian Senator from Manitoba

Janis in Pop Culture

  • Janis Iancharacter in movie "Mean Girls," named after the singer
  • Janis Goldcharacter on TV's "24"
  • Janis Daymain character in newspaper comic strip "Arlo and Janis"
  • Janis Hawkmain character in TV's "FlashForward"