Janet (given name)

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Janet
Pronunciation /ˈænt/ JAN-it
Gender Feminine
Origin
Word/name Scots
Meaning "Little Joan"
Other names
Related names Jeanette, Jane, Juanita, Jeanne, Janeth, Janat

Janet is a feminine given name meaning "Little Joan". It is a variation of the French proper noun Jeannette, Spanish proper noun Juanita, Russian Жанет (Zhanet), Circassian Джэнэт (Janet), and Hungarian Zsanett. It is also the diminutive of Jeanne or Jane.

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