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pinWhat 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.


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 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: Jiney, Joney, Joyney. [more]

pinHow 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)

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), 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 (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Janey was widespread during the years 1950-1959 (average #469) and is now much less (#915, down 84%), with versions such as Janae, Janet, Janice, Jan and Janel falling out of style. Joanna, Janelle and Janessa 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 in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janeen, Janel, Janelle, Janessa, Janet in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janette, Janice, Janie, Janine, Janis in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 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.

pinSimilar Names

Janey is pronounced similarly to Gena, Genae, Genaya, Genia, Genie, Genna, Genni, Genny, Genya, Giana, Gianna, Gina, Ginia, Ginna, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginny, Ginya, Jaena, Janaea, Janaeh, Janah, Janai, Janais, Janay, Janaya, Janea, Janeille, Jannae, Jannah, Jannie, Janoah, Janowa, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jeanee, Jeanna, Jeannie, Jeena, Jena, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jenna, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jennaya, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni, Jennie, Jenny, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Jinae, Jinee, Jinia, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Joanie, Joannue, Joeanna, Johna, Jona, Jonae, Jonay, Jonee, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni, Jonnie, Joyanna, Junae, Juneau, Juneaux, Junia, Juno, Zhanae and Zhanaya. Other suggested similar baby names are Daney, Jacey, Jaima, Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimey, Jaimi, Jaimy, Jama, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Jami, Jamia, Jamie, Janely, Jann, Janne, Jayme, Jaymee, Jeane, Jemmy, Jen, Jenn, Jenne, Joane, Joann, Joanne, Jone, June, Laney and Taney. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janey.