Gender: Female Meaning of Jennet: "God is gracious" Origin of Jennet: Old English short form of Jean or Janet

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?

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lesliemarion Says:


It's not pronounced Jeannette, at least not in English.

And it means a small donkey.

I think donkeys are cute, but wouldn't want to name my daughter a misspelled donkey.

ElsaAnne Says:


Would this be pronounced like Bennet (Je-nit) or Jeanette (Je-nette)? Or another pronunciation?