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What does Janela mean?

Janela /ja-ne-la/ [3 sylls.] 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 of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Janelli is a conventional last name.


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]

How 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 last year), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janna, Janet, Janel, Janeen and Jana. Variants like Janee are seldom used. 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)

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.

Similar Names

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.