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What does Janella mean?

Janella /ja-nel-la/ as a name for girls. Janella's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Janella is "God is gracious". Janella is a variant form, with the suffix -lla, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Janella is also a variant of Janelle.

Associated with: gracious


Janella has 6 variants: Janela, Janellie, Janiella, Jenella, Jinella and Jonella.

Janella has 34 more relations via Jane, Janelle: Jana, Janean, Janeane, Janeczka, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janelba, Janell, Janely, Janene, Janerita, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janielle, Janina, Janka, Janna, Jannel, Jannelle, Jaynell, Jeanelle, Jenell, Jenelle, Jinelle, Johnelle and Jonelle.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Janelna, Jinnella, ..

(male) Janellen, Janelmai, ..

How popular is Janella?

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


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular variation forms of Janella (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Jane (#322 from recent data), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Jana (#1106), Janet (#1375), Jania, Janey, Janina, Janna, Jonelle, Jenelle, Jenell, Janette, Janeth, Janell, Janel, Janeen, Janean, Janely, Janee, Janene and Janetta. Other forms, like Jenella, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Janella reached its highest 6 decades ago (usage of 1.47%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.12%, 92% less), with forms like Janna falling out of fashion. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Janella and associated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jana, Jane, Janean, Janee, Janeen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janel, Janell, Janelle, Janely, Janene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janessa, Janet, Janeth, Janetta, Janette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janey, Jania, Janina, Janna, Jenell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenelle, Jonelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Janella is pronounced similarly to Gianella, Ginella, Janalee, Jenilea and Johnella. Other recommended names are Agnella (see Agnes), Camella, Danell, Danella, Danelle, Daniella, Danyella, Donella, Fenella, Finella, Fynella, Gazella, Jaelle, Jaenelle, Jahnel, Jahnell (see Johnella), Jahnelle, Jameela, Jameelah, Jameila, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamila, Jamilia, Jamilla, Jamille, Jamillia, Janea, Janecia, Janeesa, Janeille, Janeva, Janevra (see Geneva), Janiel, Jazelle, Jeannell, Jeannelle, Jemelle, Jennelle, Jewella, Joella, Jonel, Jonell, Jonnelle, Jowella, Junel, Junelle, Kamella, Labella, Lanelle, Lavella, Madella, Marella, Nanella, Nanelle, Onella, Pamella, Parnella, Raella, Rafella, Ranelle, Ronella, Sabella, Sadella, Samella, Shanella, Tanelle, Tanjella and Yabella. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janella.