Janet

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JAN-ət
Meaning
God is merciful

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Janet is a medieval diminutive of Jane. Jane originates in Hebrew language and means "God is merciful". It is ultimately derived from the Hebrew masculine name Yochanan, thus it has the same origin as many other names, including Joan and Hannah. Jane has always been one of the most popular names in the English-speaking countries, and in different spelling all over the world. The famous bearer was the English novelist Jane Austen, and the name was also popularized in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. Jane functions as a surname as well.

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'Janet' in Movies

First Man (2018)

Janet Armstrong

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Janet van Dyne

Ghostland (2018)

Janet

Untitled Avengers Movie (2019)

Janet Van Dyne

The Good Place

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Runaways

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The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Janet Hodgson

Manhunt: Unabomber

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