What does Janey mean?
Janey [ja-ney] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Janey is "God is gracious". Janey is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -y, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John.
Associated with: gracious.
Janey has 41 more relations 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.Kreatif forms:
(female) Jeanney, Joney, ..
(male) Jafer, Janes, ..
How popular is Janey?
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Janey for girls. Janey reached its apex position of #948 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Janey and related names. Jane (#322 in recent rankings), Joanna (#327), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janae (#932), Jana (#1106), Janice (#1325), Janet (#1375), Janie (#1393), Janney (#1651), Jaina (#1805), Jayna (#1806), Juana (#1915), Jean, Jeanie, Jayne, Jeanne, Joan, Joni, Vania, Johnna, Joana, Janna, Jeni, Janis, Jan, Janeth, Janene, Janean, Janeen, Janel, Janetta, Janette, Janine, Janee, Janina, Gene, Jania and Janise are the prominent varying forms of Janey. Usage of these relations of Janey was widespread in the 1930s (average #1272) and is now much less (#1729, down 96%), with versions such as Jeanne going out of style.
Janey is pronounced similarly to Genny, Janaea, Janaeh, Janay, Janea, Jannae, Jannie▼, Janowa, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jenae, Jenay, Jenee, Jennee, Jenney, Jinae, Jinee, Jinia, Jinny, Jonay, Jonee, Jonna, Junia and Juno. Other suggested similar names are Bianey, Cadey, Casey▼, Chaney, Dabney, Daney, Fanney, Jacey, Jacy, Jade, Jadee, Jaden▼, Jady, Jae, Jahnel, Jaimey, Jaimy, Jamee, Jamei, James▼, Jamey, Janell▼, Janely, Janess, Janett, Janiel, Jann, Janne, Jeane, Jency, Joane, Jobey, Jodey, Jone, Jonet, Jorey, Juley, June▼, Kaley, Lacey▼, Lainey▲, Laney▲, Macey, Rainey, Reney, Shaney, Tacey, Taney, Toney and Yancey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janey.