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
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)
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)
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%).
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.