What does Janelle mean?
Associated with: modern.
45 more alternative forms via Danielle, Jane, Jeanelle: Daanelle, Danee, Danele, Danella, Danelle, Danelley, Danette▼, Daniele, Daniella▲, Dannielle, Danyell, Danyella, Danyelle, Dhanielle, Doneille, Jainee, Janae, Janaye, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janela, Janene, Janessa▲, Janet▼, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janette▼, Janey, Janice▼, Janie▼, Janine▼, Janique, Janise, Jannel, Jaynell, Jeanelle, Jeanette▼, Jeannell, Jeannelle, Jenella, Jennelle and Jonella.Creative forms:
(female) Janelje, Janelna, ..
(male) Janelje, Janly, .. Middle name pairings:
Janelle Amelie (J.A.), ..
How popular is Janelle?
Janelle is a very prominent first name for women (#548 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#35757 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Janelle was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #217 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is presently at #470. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Janelle (#470 in recent rankings) are Danelle, Danette, Daniele, Daniella (#317 in recent rankings), Danielle (#297), Dannielle, Danyell, Danyelle, Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janell, Janely, Janene, Janessa (#721), Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janine, Janise, Jeanette, Jenell, Jenelle and Jonelle. Other forms, like Doneille, are uncommon. These forms of Janelle were popular with parents 7 decades ago (adoption of 2.5%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 0.3%, ▼89%), with versions like Danette becoming less in vogue. Daniella and Janessa are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list.
Janelle is alike in pronunciation to Ginelle, Jaenelle, Janiel, Jonel, Jonell, Jonnelle, Junel and Junelle. Other recommended names are Annelle, Arnelle, Chanelle, Danell, Danille, Darelle, Darnelle, Dawnelle, Denelle, Dinelle, Donelle, Gaelle, Gazelle, Hazelle, Jaelle, Jahnel, Jahnell (see Johnella), Jahnelle, Jameela, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamielee, Jamilla, Jamille, Janalee, Janeece, Janeese, Janeille, Janesse, Jannalee, Jazelle, Jemelle, Jenalee, Jiselle, Jizelle, Jobelle, Jodelle, Joelle, Johnella, Joselle, Jovelle, Jowelle, Joyelle, Jozelle, Katelle, Lanelle, Lavelle, Lynelle, Mabelle▼, Maelle, Nanella, Nanelle, Narelle, Rafelle, Rainelle, Randelle, Ranelle, Ranielle, Raynelle, Renelle, Ronelle, Sabelle, Sadelle, Samelle, Shanelle, Tanelle and Yabelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janelle.See names in meaning and etymology.