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What does Janah mean?

Janah Pronunciation of Janah [janah] 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).

Associated with: gracious.


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.

7 more alternative forms via Jan, Jana, Janae: Janalee, Janalyn, Janica, Janina, Janine, Jann and Janne.

Creative forms:
(female) Jenah, Jinah, ..


Middle name pairings:
Janah Zadie (J.Z.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Janah (not ranked) are Jan, Jana (#1011 in 2015), Janae (#1003), Janai, Janay, Janaya, Janea, Janina, Janine, Jann, Janna, Jannah, Jannie, Jenae and Jenee. Usage of these forms of Janah reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (average #1410) and has become much reduced since, with versions like Jana becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jana, Janae, Janai, Janay in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janaya, Janea, Janina, Janine, Jann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janna, Jannah, Jannie, Jenae, Jenee in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janah is pronounced similarly to Gina, Jaina, Jainee, Jania, Janney, Janowa, Jany, Jeni, Jenie, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny, Jianna, Jina, Jinny, Joana, Johna, Jonae, Jonay, Jonee, Joni, Jonie, Jonna, Jonni and Juneau. Other suggested similar names are Ainah, Barah, Binah, Carah, Danah, Dannah, Darah, Dayah, Dinah, Dynah, Ednah, Ganah, Hamnah, Hanah, Hanyah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Jada, Jama, Jane, Janel, Janet, Janeth, Janka, Jarae, Jaral, Jaya, Jorah, Juana, Kalah, Karah, Lanah, Lenah, Linah, Lynah, Maiah, Marah, Monah, Nonah, Oonah, Raenah, Rainah, Rinah, Sabah, Sadah, Sarah, Tarah, Tinah, Unah, Wandah (see Wanda) and Zarah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janah.

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