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Janice is classic, girly, and ready to make a comeback. Janice is your jam if you're looking for a baby name that's unique because of its timeless appeal. Keep reading to learn more about why Janice just works!

Meaning of the name Janice:

Old English: God is gracious
Hebrew: Graced by God

Origin of the name Janice:

Hebrew. Janice is considered a female version of the name John. It can be translated to mean “graced by God.”

Style of the name Janice:


Gender of the name Janice:

Janice is a feminine version of John.

Pronunciation of the name Janice:


Syllables in the name Janice:


Emotion evoked from the name Janice:

The name Janice has a real “throwback” vibe that makes it so fresh and fun!

Alternative spellings for the name Janice:

Janis, Jannice, Janise, Janyce.

Nicknames for the name Janice:

Jan, Jane, Janey, Nissa, Nissy.

Popularity of the name Janice:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Janice made the list of the top 1,000 baby names every year from 1900 to 2009. The name was among the top 50 for much of that time!

Related names for the name Janice:

Janiche, Janicke, Janike, Janeese, Jeanice.

Great middle names for Janice and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Janice:

  • Janice Bolland (American cyclist)
  • Janice Dickinson (supermodel)
  • Janice Maurine Pennington (model from “The Price is Right”)

Janices in movies/pop culture:

  • Janice Battersby (character from “Coronation Street”)
  • Janice Hosenstein (iconic character from “Friends”)
  • Janice Lincoln (super villainess in the Marvel universe)
  • Janice Soprano (character from “The Sopranos”)
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