Given Name JEANNETTE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ZHA-NET (French), jə-NET (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

French diminutive of JEANNE.
VARIANTS: Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannine (French), Jeanette, Genette (English), Jeanette (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVE: Nettie (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Jean, Yann, Yoan, Yoann (French), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English), Jan, Johan, Johannes (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn (African American), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana (Czech), Jeanette, Johanna, Johanne (Danish), Johanna (Estonian), Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny (Finnish), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Janine, Jenny (German), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna (Greek), Johanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Sinéad, Siobhán (Irish), Giovanna (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Jeanette, Johanna, Johanne (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Joana (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Jean, Seonag, Sheena, Sìne, Sìneag, Jessie, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Ivana, Jana (Slovak), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Juana, Jenny (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Jeanette, Johanna, Jennie, Jenny (Swedish), Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh)

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives
Entry updated July 2, 2017