Other Origin(s):Spanish
Meaning:God is gracious
Janita is a girl’s name of Spanish and Hebrew origin. It has its root in the Hebrew name Yochanan, anglicized as John, meaning “God is gracious.” John has countless variants, both male and female, including Juan, Johannes, Johanna, Joan, Jane, Seán, Jean, Jeanne and more. Janita is a variant of the Spanish name Juanita, which adds the diminutive “-ita” to mean “little,” bringing a sweet touch to this classic name.
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