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Meaning and name origin

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


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


Janey is a very popular first name for females (#1978 out of 4276, Top 46%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#25490 out of 88799, Top 29%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322), Joanna (#327), Janae (#932), Johnna, Joni, Joana, Jayna, Janie, Janna, Jana and Jeanie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jana, Janae, Jane, Janie, Janna, Jeanie, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janey is also pronounced similarly to Jainee, 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, Jaine, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Jan, Jandy, Janel, Janely, Janet, Jann, Janne, Jayne, Jeane, Joane, Jone, June, Laney and Taney. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janey.