Janice Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Janice:
Modern variant of Jane (God is gracious), made by adding the suffix -ice.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Janice
Jan, Jay-nice, Janizzle
- Meanings and history of the name Janice
A derivative from the Roman god Janus, the god of the hearthway with two heads seeing both directions. Meanings extend to a protector of the home, able to see both sides of an argument.
- Famous real-life people named Janice
Janis Joplin - '60s rock singer
Jan Berenstain -- co-author of "The Berenstain Bears" children's books (born: Janice Grant)
Janice Dickinson -- modeling agency owner, host of reality TV show "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency."
Janice Lynde --- actress, best known for her work on soaps "General Hospital," "Another World" and "One Life to Live."
- Janice in song, story & screen
Janice Vickery is the girl who boils a cat for her science project in the play, "The Effect of Gamma-Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds
Janice is the lead guitar player for the Electric Mayhem on Sesame Street.
Janice Litman was a recurring character on the sitcom, Friends.
Janice Meredith was the title of a 1924 film starring Marion Davies as the eponymous character.
Janice Beard 45 WPM was the title of a 1999 British independent film starring Eileen Walsh in the title role.
Janice Battersby, is a character on the British soap opera, Coronation Street.
Janice Rand was the name of a yeoman aboard the USS Enterprise on the original Star Trek TV series.
'Ask For Janice' is a song written and performed by the Beasties Boys on the album Paul's Boutique in 1995.
'Blues For Janice' is a song performed by singer and guitarist, Chris Rhea.
'The Day Janice Lost Her Teeth' is a song performed by musical group, The Hartwells.
'Get Down Janice' is a song performed by The E&E Blues Express.
Songs titled 'Janice' have been recorded by musical groups; Associates, Planet Smashers, The Luchigores, My Id, Doll By Doll, Skip Mahoney and the Casuals, Water Bear, The Fendermen, Rob Batie and Dave Grisman