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What does Janah mean?

Janah /ja-nah/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and American origin, and the meaning of the name Janah is "God is gracious". Janah is an alternate spelling of Jan (Hebrew): feminine of John. Janah is also a variation of Jana (Hebrew). Janah is also used as a derivative of Janae (American).


Janah has 24 variants: Janaea, Janaeh, Janai, Janais, Janay, Janaya, Janaye, Janea, Janna, Jannae, Jannah, Jannie, Janny, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jennae, Jennay, Jennaya, Jinae and Jinnea.

Janah has 10 more alternative forms via Jan, Jana, Janae: Janalee, Janalyn, Janalynn, Janceena, Janica, Janina, Janine, Jann, Jannalee and Janne.

Kreatif forms: Jenah, Joanah, Joannah. [more]

How popular is Janah?

Janah is an uncommon given name for women. Janah is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent varying forms of Janah (not ranked) are Jan, Jana, Janae (#932 in 2014), Janay, Janine, Jann, Janna and Jannie. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3361%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0085%, down 97.5%), with versions like Janae, Janay, Janine, Janna and Jannie falling out of fashion. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Janah and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jana, Janae, Janay, Janine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jann, Janna, Jannie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janah is pronounced similarly to Jaena, Jaina, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janie, Janoah, Jany, Jayna, Jeana, Jena, Jennah, Jiana, Jina, Joana, Jona, Jonae, Jonay and Junae. Other suggested similar baby names are Danah, Ganah, Hanah, Jama, Jane, Juana and Lanah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janah.