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Janela /ja-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 an alternate spelling, with the suffix -la, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John.


Janela has 3 variants: Janella, Jenella and Jonella.

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.

Kreatif forms: Janeja, Janesa, Jonela. [more]

pinHow popular is Janela?

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 (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 are Jane (#322 2 years ago), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janna, Janet, Janel, Janeen and Jana. Other variants, like Janee, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Janela was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (average #515) and is somewhat less today (#816, down 62.2%), with the forms Janet, Janel, Janna, Jana and Jane becoming somewhat dated. Jane is more universally found than the rest, while Janelle has also become popular as well. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Janela and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jana, Jane, Janeen, Janel, Janelle in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janessa, Janet, Janna in U.S.

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

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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.