Meaning and Name Origin
Jenell \j(e)-ne-ll\ as a name for girls is of English and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Jenell is "maiden". Jenell is a variant of Janelle: modern elaborated form of Jane, with the feminine ending -elle from names like Danielle. Jenell is also a form of Jeanelle (English): diminutive form of Jeanne. Jenell is also used as a variant of Virginia (Latin).
Jenell has 40 more related forms via Janelle, Jeanelle, Virginia: Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Genia, Genya, Gigi, Gina▼, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Janelba, Janella, Janellie, Janely, Janiella, Jenella, Jinella, Jinia, Jinjer, Jinnie, Jinny, Verginia, Verginya, Virge, Virgena, Virgene, Virgenya, Virgie▼, Virgina, Virgine, Virginie, Virginnia and Virgy.
Jenell is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2254 out of 4276, Top 53%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jenell and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Jenell (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Gigi, Gina, Ginger, Ginny, Janel, Janell, Janelle (#450 last year), Jenelle, Virgie and Virginia (#581). These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and are now significantly less widespread, with forms like Gina, Ginger, Janel, Janell and Virgie falling out of style. Janelle (#450) is the most trendy girl name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jenell is pronounced similarly to Genelle, Jaenelle, Jaynell, Jonel, Jonell, Junel and Junelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Denell, Jahnell, Janela, Jemelle, Jewell▼, Jonella and Renell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jenell.