Janice is a name that means "gift from God" and is generally given to female babies. Janice is derived from the name Jane, which is a feminine version of the name John.
Nicknames for Janice include Jan and Niecy, while Jenna, Jayna, Janet and Janelle are a few variants associated with this name. Janice has remained one of the top 1,000 baby names for more than 100 years in the United States, and it was one of the top 25 names given to babies born during the 1940s. Famous people with this name include Janice Dickinson, Janice E. Voss and Janice Kim.