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What does Janey mean?

Janey \j(a)-ney\ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Janey is "God is gracious". Janey is a variation of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John.


Variations

Janey has 20 variants: Jana, Janae, Janaye, Janee, Jania, Janie, Janna, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jeanie, Jeni, Jenie, Jinna, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni and Jonie.

Janey has 41 more related variations via Jane: Gene, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janelle, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Janica, Janice, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jayne, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanne, Jenda, Joan, Juana, Vania and Vanya.


Popularity

Janey is a very popular first name for women (#1978 out of 4276, Top 46%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#34599 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Janey and related names. Jane (#322 in 2014), Joanna (#327), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janae (#932), Jeanne, Jeanie, Jean, Jayne, Joan, Joana, Johnna, Juana, Janna, Joni, Janie, Janel, Janeen, Jana, Jan, Janet, Janette, Janine, Gene, Janice and Janis are the prominent varying forms of Janey (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.531%) and is now much less (usage 0.0849%, down 84%), with versions such as Janae, Janet, Janice, Jan and Janel falling out of style. Joanna (#327), Janelle (#450) and Janessa (#761) are three of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Joanna. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gene, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Janeen, Janel, Janelle, Janessa, Janet in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janette, Janice, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni, Juana in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Janey is pronounced similarly to Janaea, Janaeh, Janah, Janai, Janay, Janaya, Janea, Jeanay, Jeanee, Jenay, Jenee, Jenney, Jenny, Jinny, Jonay and Jonee. Other suggested similar baby names are Daney, Jacey, Jaimey, Jaimy, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Janely, Jann, Janne, Jeane, Joane, Jone, June, Laney and Taney. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janey.

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