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The name Janet is a diminutive form of Jane.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Janet has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Janet
Use of the Name Janet for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
551,785 220,328 26,369 7,138 3,230 1,224 662
The table below indicates the number of times the name Janet has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Janet
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188029129  
188129429  
188229735  
188327244  
188430840  
188529446  
188627856  
188728158  
188828468  
188932757  
189028776  
189126685  
189230878  
189331872  
189429489  
189530292  
1896290102  
1897279103  
1898277122  
189933780  
1900326108  
1901288108  
1902294115  
1903289119  
1904277130  
1905263154  
1906281139  
1907238197  
1908226231  
1909232241  
1910218295  
1911184386  
1912176553  
1913162713  
1914163880  
19151581,173  
19161421,449  
19171361,584  
19181291,812  
19191261,859  
19201242,060  
19211242,125  
19221282,003  
19231212,220  
19241172,295  
19251112,430  
19261102,466  
19271112,539  
1928952,786  
1929823,049  
1930534,606  
1931454,939  
1932355,784  
1933257,331  
1934218,066  
1935227,858  
1936218,081  
1937189,35997442
1938169,872  
19391710,104  
19401910,108  
19411811,130  
19421913,065  
19432013,29298546
19442112,579  
19452112,313  
19462114,136  
19472315,220  
19482413,979  
19492314,840  
19501816,182  
19511916,910  
19521917,920  
19531917,749  
19541918,454  
19552017,902  
19562116,767  
19572315,736  
19582814,815  
19592814,955  
19603214,256  
19613213,919  
19623512,244  
19634010,664  
1964489,242  
1965557,658  
1966576,437  
1967615,662  
1968734,839  
1969844,383  
1970964,159  
19711123,397  
19721112,960  
19731182,532  
19741302,187  
19751401,947  
19761421,881  
19771471,940  
19781591,729  
19791601,748  
19801721,609  
19811751,567  
19821821,497  
19831901,396  
19842071,266  
19852071,239  
19862141,230  
19872041,311  
19882201,179  
19892271,208  
19902231,282  
19912361,184  
19922311,194  
19932601,065  
19942781,004  
1995297929  
1996338825  
1997364756  
1998371756  
1999431642  
2000413684  
2001412695  
2002457627  
2003505562  
2004452662  
Totals:  551,785 88

During the last 125 years, parents have used Janet as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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