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What does Janel mean?

Janel /ja-nel/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Janel means "God is gracious". Janel is a version, with the suffix -l, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variant of John. Janel is also a form of Janelle.

Associated with: gracious

Variations

Janel has 10 variants: Janell, Janielle, Jannel, Jannelle, Jeanelle, Jenell, Jenelle, Jinelle, Johnelle and Jonelle.

Janel has 64 more related forms via Jane, Janelle: Gene, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janellie, Janely, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janice, Janie, Janiella, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Janna, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jenda, Jenella, Jeni, Jenie, Jinella, Jinna, Joan, Joana, Joanna, Jonella, Joni, Jonie, Juana, Vania and Vanya.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Janes, Jenel, ..

(male) Janelah, Janelie, ..

How popular is Janel?

Janel is a very popular first name for females (#1136 out of 4276, Top 27%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Janel for girls. Janel entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #509 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Janel listed in the Top 2000 are Jane (#322 from current records), Joanna (#327), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janae (#932), Jana (#1106), Janice (#1325), Janet (#1375), Janie (#1393), Janney (#1651), Jaina (#1805), Jayna (#1806), Juana (#1915), Jeanie, Jeanne, Jean, Jenell, Jayne, Jeni, Joni, Vania, Jonelle, Joana, Janna, Joan, Jenelle, Janis, Janely, Janene, Jan, Janean, Janell, Janeen, Janeth, Janetta, Janina, Janine, Janee, Gene, Jania, Janette, Janey and Janise. These forms of Janel were favored as birth names during 1930-1939 (usage of 5.4%) and are now much less common (usage 0.2%, down 96%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janel, Gene, Jaina, Jan, Jana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janae, Jane, Janean, Janee, Janeen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janell, Janelle, Janely, Janene, Janessa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Janey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jania, Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janis, Janise, Janna, Janney, Jayna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jenell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenelle, Jeni, Joan, Joana, Joanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jonelle, Joni, Juana, Vania in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE JANEL

Janel is alike in pronunciation to Jaenelle, Janiel, Jeannell, Jenneil, Johnel, Jonel, Jonell, Junel and Junelle. Other suggested similar names are Batel, Carel, Chanel, Dael, Darel, Gael, Gayel, Hazel, Jacee, Jacey, Jade, Jadee, Jaden, Jae, Jael, Jahnel, Jahnell (see Johnella), Jalea, Jamee, Jamei, Jamela, James, Jamey, Janaea, Janaeh, Janah, Janai, Janay, Jances, Janea, Janess, Janett, Janeva, Jann, Janne, Jannet, Janot, Jaral, Jaye, Jayel, Jayil, Jeane, Jeanee, Jenee, Jewel, Jinee, Joane, Jone, Jonee, Jonet, June, Karel, Lael, Mabel, Madel, Rahel, Rakel, Shanel, Sonel and Sunel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janel.


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