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What does Janay mean?

Janay \j(a)-nay\ as a name for girls is a derivative of Janae (American): a favored contemporary variant of Jan. Somewhat unique as a given name.


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.


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)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Janay for girls. Janay entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #719 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth 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 usage of the girl name Janay and related names. Janae (#932 a year ago) is the only other prominent alternative form of Janay ranked in the Top 1000. This girl name was at the top of its popularity in the year 1990 and is now much less popular, with the versions Janae and Janay becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Janay is 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 frequently used than Janay.