Jeanette Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jeanette:
From the French Jeannette, a diminutive form of Jeanne (God is gracious).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Jeanette
Jean, Jeanie, Jen, Jay, Nettie
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Jeanette MacDonald - Actress
Jeanette Winterson - Writer
Jeanette Rankin - First woman to serve on US Congress
Jeanette Lee - Professional pool player
Jeanette Dimech - Singer
Jeanette Biedermann - German singer
Jeanette Miller - Chipette
- Jeanette in song, story & screen
"I'm Going Home" by Hootie & The Blowfish
"Summer on the radio and the phone rings
And it was Jeanette
She said boy we had to let her go
I begged her no, no not yet
You left six of us to fend for ourselves
I guess it's part of someone's master plan
I see you laughing, you're my best friend
You're the light of the lamb, and I cried
as the angels sing..."