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What does Janell mean?

Janell \j(a)-ne-ll\ as a name for girls is a form of Janelle: modern elaborated form of Jane. Somewhat rarely used as a birth name for girls.


Janell has 8 variants: Janel, Janielle, Jannelle, Jenell, Jenelle, Jinelle, Johnelle and Jonelle.

Janell has 6 more different forms via Janelle: Janelba, Janella, Janellie, Janely, Janiella and Jinella.


Janell is a very prominent first name for females (#975 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Janell for girls. Janell entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #585 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janell name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Janell and associated names. Janel, Janelle (#450 last year) and Jenelle are the prominent variation forms of Janell rated in the Top 1000. Usage of this girl name was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Janel and Janell becoming less trendy. Janelle (#450) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janel, Janell, Janelle, Jenelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janell is pronounced similarly to Jaenelle, Janiel, Jannel, Jaynell, Jeanelle, Jeannell, Jonel, Jonell, Junel and Junelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Danell, Jahnel, Jahnell, Jahnelle, Jamela, Janeille, Janela, Jenella and Jonella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janell.