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Meaning and name origin

Janay \j(a)-nay\ as a girl's name is of American origin. Janay is a variant of Janae (American): a favored contemporary variant of Jan, Jane or Jean.


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


Janay is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2987 out of 4276, Top 70%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Janay for girls. Janay reached its highest rank of #719 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janay name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janay and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Janae (#932), Janaya and Janay. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janae, Janaya outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janay is also pronounced similarly to Jaena, Jaina, Jana, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janie, Janna, Jannah, Janney, Janny, Janoah, Jany, Jayna, Jeana, Jena, Jenny, Jiana, Jina, Jinny, Joana, Jona, Jonae, Jonay and Junae. Other suggested similar baby names are Danay, Jaimy, Jama, Jamey, Jan, Jandy, Jane, Jann, Janne, Juana and Ranay. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janay.