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Janney

What does Janney mean?

Janney Pronunciation of Janney [jan-ney] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and Janney means "God is gracious". Janney is a variant form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variant of John.

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

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

29 more relations via Jane: Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janene, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janica, Janice, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jannelle, Jayne, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie and Jeanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeney, Jonney, ..

(male) Jangen, Janni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janney Heidi (J.H.), ..

How popular is Janney?

Janney is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#12064 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Janney was first listed in 2013 and reached its apex rank of #1093 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janney name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janney outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Janney listed in the Top 2000 are Jaina (#1836 in 2015), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Jayna, Jayne, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Joana, Joanna (#306), Johnna and Joni. Adoption of these relations of Janney was at its peak 65 years ago (median #1060) and has become significantly reduced since (#1760, 93.9%), with forms such as Jayne becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janney, Jaina, Jan, Jana, Janae in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jane, Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janene, Janet, Janeth, Janey, Jania in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine, Janis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janise, Janna, Jayna, Jayne, Jeanie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanne, Jeni, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janney is alike in pronunciation to Ginnee, Jaena, Janaea, Janaeh, Jannie, Jeanee, Jeanna, Jeannie, Jenae, Jenay, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jenney, Jennie, Jianna, Jinae, Jinee, Jinni, Jinnie, Joanie, Joannue, Jonee, Jonnae and Jonnie. Other suggested similar names are Conney, Dabney, Daney, Danne, Dannee, Danny, Fannee, Fanney, Fanny, Hanny, Jacey, Jahnel, Jaime, Jaimee, Jaimey, Jaimy, Jamee, Jamei, Jamie, Jances, Janely, Janiel, Jannis, Jayme, Jaymee, Jeane, Jenne, Jennet, Joane, Joanne, Joeanne, Jone, Joyanne, June, Lainey, Laney, Lanny, Layney, Marney, Nanncy, Nanney, Nanny, Nansey, Pansey, Penney, Rainey, Rayney, Sanny, Yancey and Zanne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janney.

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