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What does Janay mean?

Janay Pronunciation of Janay [janay] as a name for girls has its root in American. Janay is a version of Janae (American).


Janay has 20 variants: Janaea, Janaeh, Janah, Janai, Janais, Janaya, Janaye, Janea, Jannae, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jennae, Jennay, Jennaya, Jinae and Jinnea.

Creative forms:
(female) Joynay, Junay, ..

(male) Jain, Janayr, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janay Lanie (J.L.), ..

How popular is Janay?

Janay is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2987 out of 4276, Top 70%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Janay entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #719 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janay name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janay outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Janae (#1003 a year ago), Janai, Janaya, Janea, Jenae and Jenee are the prominent alternative forms of Janay. These relations of Janay were at the top of their popularity 18 years ago and are now much less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janay, Janae, Janai, Janaya, Janea in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Janay is pronounced similarly to Genny, Jana, Jania, Janie, Janna, Jannah, Janney, Janowa, Jayna, Jaynie, Jeanee, Jeanie, Jenie, Jenni, Jinia, Jinni, Joana, Joanna, Jona, Jonae, Jonay, Jonee, Jonnae, Juneau and Zhanaya. Other suggested similar names are Danay, Denay, Dinay, Jacey, Jacky, Jacy, Jada, Jady, Jaimy, Jama, Jamey, Jan, Janalyn, Jandy, Jane, Janean, Janel, Janely, Janet, Janis, Janit, Janka, Jann, Janne, Janot, Jarae, Jaral, Jay, Jaya, Jazan, Jazzy, Jency, Juana, Laday, Laray, Monay, Ranay, Renay, Ronay and Shanay. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janay.

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