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Girl Name: Jancis

Name: Jancis
Pronunciation: \j(a)-ncis, jan-cis\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Modern
Sounds Like: Jenesis, Eunices, Genesis, Jennasis, Genisis
Variant forms: Jances, Jancess


Jancis \j(a)-ncis, jan-cis\ as a girl's name. Modern blend of Jan and Francis (Latin) "frenchman". First used in the novel "Precious Bane" (1924) by Mary Webb, for the character Jancis Beguildy.

Jancis has 2 variant forms: Jances and Jancess.

Baby names that sound like Jancis are Jenesis, Eunices, Genesis, Jennasis and Genisis.


Jancis is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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