Jeannette Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jeannette:
A diminutive form of Jeanne (God is gracious). Var: Genette, Janette, Jenett, Jenette. Short: Jan, Jen, Jean. Pet: Jeannie, Jenni, Jennie, Jenny, Netti, Nettie.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Jeannette
Jenny, Nannette, Jen, Jean, Jeannie, Nette, Nette-Nette, J-Net, Nettie
- Meanings and history of the name Jeannette
Pronounced: zha-NET (French), jə-NET (English)
- Famous real-life people named Jeannette
Jeannette Rodriguez, Venezuelan actress.
Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and first U.S. Congresswoman.
Jeannette Armstrong, Canadian novelist.
Jeannette Leonard Gilder, American pioneering woman journalist.
Jeannette Piccard, American scientist, aeronaut pioneer of balloon flight and one of the first women to be ordained as an Episcopalian priest.
Jeannette MacDonald, American singer and actress
Jeanette Mccurdy, American singer and actress
Jeannette Walls, American author
- Jeannette in song, story & screen
Jeannette the banshee from the comic book series "Secret Six"