Gender: Female Origin of Jeanette: French, diminutive of Jeanne Meaning of Jeanne: French variation of Jean, "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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Jeanette

Netti, Jeannette, Jennett, Nettie, Jenette, Jeanett


NimbleNymph Says:


I think Jeanette is gorgeous! I love the nicknames Nettie and Jet.

Maryyy Says:


I like the nickname Jeannie

CailinRua Says:


My sister's name.

headintheclouds Says:


I really like Jeanette too! Besides Juliet/Juliette, I think it's the only -ette name I like, although Jean/Jeanne aren't really my cup of tea. There's a certain vintage homespun charm to Jeanette, and the nickname Nettie is darling <3

Zelliew Says:


Jeanette never went out of style as far as I'm concerned

TeenberryO13 Says:


No, you're not. I guess there's two of us ;)

Daiseymae Says:


Am I the only one who likes this name?