Meaning:God is gracious
Jeannie is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “God is gracious.” It originated as a nickname for the French name Jeanne, the feminine form of Jean, which derives from the Hebrew name John or Yochanan. Jean is also commonly used as a girl’s name in Britain. Its root, John, means “God is gracious,” and has over 500 variants in different languages, including Jon, Johannes, Johanna, Joan, Jane, Seán, and more. The hit 1960s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie featured a genie character with this name as a pun. Why not choose it for the little one who’s sure to be a wish come true?
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