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The name Janie is a girl's name . Janie and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

Variation of Eugenia

Variation of Jane

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Famous People Named Janie

Janie Marie Fricke, American country music singer
Janie Dee, English actress and singer
Jane Ann "Janie" Sell, American actress
Janie Porter Barrett, American educator and reformer
Elizabeth Jane "Janie" Wagstaff, American swimmer
Janie Tsao, Taiwanese-American founder of Linksys
Jane "Janie" Allan, Scottish suffragette
Janie Bradford, American songwriter
Janie Marèse (born Jeanne Marie Thérèse Bugnot), French actress
Janie Tienphosuwan, American-Thai actress

Pop Culture References for the name Janie

Jane Elizabeth "Janie" Johnson/Jennie Marie Spring, character in The Face on the Milk Carton series by Caroline B. Cooney
Janie Hobbs, character on TV's "See Dad Run"
Janie Crawford, main character in "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston
Janie Conway, main character in 1944 film "Janie"
Janie Steadman, child character on TV's "thirtysomething"
"Janie's Got A Gun," song by Aerosmith
"Janie Jones," song by The Clash


paulapuddephatt Says:


Janie and Janey have been used as independent names, but I prefer to see Jane or Jayne as the given name.