Old English short form of Jean or Janet
"God is gracious"

Jennet Origin and Meaning

The name Jennet is a girl's name meaning "God is gracious".

It feels like a slenderized modern version, but Jennet actually has deep roots. Could this plucky name rescue Janet and Jenny from their datedness?

Famous People Named Jennet

  • Jennet ConantAmerican historian and author
  • Miriama Jennet KamoNew Zealand TV presenter
  • Jennet Devicekey witness in the 1612 Pendle Witch trials

Jennet in Pop Culture

  • Jennetsmall Spanish horse or female donkey
  • Jennet Humfryethe titular character from the book "The Woman in Black, " by English author Susan Hill