French, diminutive of Jeanne
"God is gracious"

Jeanette Origin and Meaning

The name Jeanette is a girl's name of French origin.

Relic of a past period of French favorites, out to pasture with Claudette and Paulette.

# 992 in the US

Jeanette Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Jeanette

  • Jeanette "Jennie" JeromeLady Randolph Churchill, mother of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
  • Jeanette Anna MacDonaldAmerican singer and actress
  • Jeanette CollinsAmerican TV producer and writer
  • Jeanette NolanAmerican actress
  • Jeanette WintersonEnglish novelist
  • Jeanette (born Janette Anne Dimech)Anglo,Spanish singer
  • Jeanette BiedermannGerman singer and actress
  • Jeanette BoldenAmerican Olympic runner
  • Jeanette Aw (EePing), Singaporean actress
  • Jeanette PohlenAmerican basketball player
  • Johanna Charlotta "Jeanette" GranbergSwedish playwright
  • (Marie) Jeanette WässeliusSwedish opera singer
  • Jeanette Lynn "Jet" Willis4th child (3rd daughter) of the family band The Willis Clan

Jeanette in Pop Culture

  • Jeanette MillerChipette in the Alvin and the Chipmunks series
  • "Jeanette" song by The Beat
  • "Bring a TorchJeanette, Isabella", French Christmas Carol