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Meaning and name origin

Janella \j(a)-nella, jan(el)-la\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Janella is "God is gracious". Janella is a variant of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John. Also a variant of Janelle: modern elaborated form of Jane, with the feminine ending -elle from names like Danielle.


Janella has 6 variant forms: Janela, Janellie, Janiella, Jenella, Jinella, Jonella.


Janella is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3383 out of 4276, Top 79%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janella and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322) and Janelle (#450). (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Janella is also pronounced similarly to Gianella, Ginella and Johnella. Other suggested similar baby names are Danella, Jaenelle, Jahnell, Jahnelle, Jameela, Jameila, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamilla, Janeille, Janel, Janelba, Janell, Janely, Janielle, Jannelle, Jaynell, Jeanelle, Jenell, Jenelle, Jinelle, Jonell, Jonelle, Junelle and Nanella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janella.