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Meaning and name origin

Janell \j(a)-ne-ll\ as a girl's name Janell is a variant of Janelle: modern elaborated form of Jane, with the feminine ending -elle from names like Danielle.


Janell has 8 variant forms: Janel, Janielle, Jannelle, Jenell, Jenelle, Jinelle, Johnelle, Jonelle.


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

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Janell for girls. Janell reached its highest rank of #585 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janell and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Janelle (#450), Jenelle, Janell and Janel. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janelle, Jenelle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janell is also 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, Janella, Janellie, Janely, Janiella, Jenella, Jinella and Jonella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janell.