What does Janey mean?
Janey [janey] 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.Creative forms:
(female) Janes, Juney, ..
(male) Jafer, Janes, .. Middle name pairings:
Janey Malaya (J.M.), ..
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, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Janey and related names. Jane (#288 in recent rankings), Joanna (#306), Janelle (#470), Janessa (#721), Janae (#1003), Jana (#1011), Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janet (#1487), Jaina (#1836), Juana (#1915), Joan (#1990), Vania, Jean, Jayne, Jayna, Janney, Jeanie, Jeanne, Joni, Joana, Janna, Jeni, Johnna, 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 (#1741, down 96%), with versions such as Jeanie going out of style. Janessa is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.