What does Janela mean?
Janela \j(a)-ne-la\ as a girls' name. Janela's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Janela is "God is gracious". Janela is a variation of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John.
Janela has 21 more alternative forms via Jane: Jana▼, Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel▼, Janelba, Janelle, Janene, Janessa, Janet▼, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janina, Janka, Janna▼, Jannel and Jaynell.
Janela is a rare first name for women. Janela is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Janela (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Jane (#322 last year), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janna, Janet, Janel, Janeen and Jana. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4848%) and is now much less (usage 0.1834%, down 62.2%), with the forms Janet, Janel, Janna, Jana and Jane becoming somewhat dated. Janelle (#450) and Janessa (#761) are two of the more trendy baby names in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Janela and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Janela is alike in pronunciation to Janiella and Jinella. Other recommended similar baby names are Jahnel, Jahnell, Jameela, Jameila, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamila, Janea, Janell▼, Janely, Janeva, Janiel, Jenell, Jonel, Jonell and Junel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janela.