What does Janessa mean?
Janessa has 27 more related forms via Ja-, Jan, Jane, Vanessa: Jaleesa▼, Jalessa, Jalissa, Jamesha, Janecia, Janeesa, Janeese, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janeta, Janetta, Janisha, Jenessa, Vanassa, Vanesa, Vanesha, Vanesia, Vanesse, Vanessia, Vaniessa, Vanissa, Vannessa, Varnessa, Venessa, Vinessa and Vonessa.
Janessa is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2298 out of 4276, Top 54%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Janessa for girls. Janessa entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #524 in the U.S. in 2004, and is at #761 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Vanessa (#171 a year ago), Jane (#322), Venessa, Jan, Vanesa, Janice and Jaleesa are the popular variation forms of Janessa (#761 a year ago). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4488%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.2183%, down 51.4%), with the versions Janice, Jaleesa, Jan and Jane becoming less fashionable. Vanessa (#171) and Janessa (#761) are two of the more chic birth names among these. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Janessa and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Janessa is alike in pronunciation to Genessa, Gianessa, Janessia, Jennessa, Jinessa and Jonessa. Other recommended similar baby names are Danessa, Janess, Janiss, Lanessa and Ranessa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janessa.