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What does Jenell mean?

Jenell Pronunciation of Jenell [jenell] as a name for girls is of English and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Jenell is "maiden". Jenell is a variant form of Janelle: modern elaborated variation of Jane. Jenell is also a form of Jeanelle (English): diminutive variation of Jeanne. Jenell is also used as a variant of Virginia (Latin).


Jenell has 12 variants: Janel, Janell, Janielle, Jannelle, Jeannell, Jeannelle, Jenelle, Jenneil, Jennelle, Jinelle, Johnelle and Jonelle.

9 more related forms via Janelle, Jeanelle, Virginia: Ginella, Ginelle, Janelba, Janella, Janellie, Janely, Janiella, Jenella and Jinella.

Creative forms:
(female) Jinnell, ..

(male) Jenal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenell Kelsey (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jenell?

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. Demographics)

Jenell was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #1693 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Jenell are Janel, Janell, Janelle (#470 from recent data), Janely, Jenelle, Jonelle and Virginia (#522). These relations of Jenell were popular during 1920-1929 (usage of 2.2%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.1%, down 97.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenell, Janel, Janell, Janelle, Janely in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenelle, Jonelle, Virginia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jenell is pronounced similarly to Jaenelle, Janiel, Jannel, Jaynell, Johnel, Jonel, Jonell, Jonnelle, Junel and Junelle. Other suggested similar names are Danell, Denell, Denelle, Donell, Fenella, Jahnel, Jahnell (see Johnella), Jahnelle, Jamela, Janeille, Janela, Jemelle, Jemila, Jenalee, Jenee, Jeneen, Jenene, Jeneva, Jenilea (see Jenilee), Jenilee, Jewel, Jewell, Jewella, Jewelle, Jodell, Joell, Johnella, Jonella, Kendell, Linell, Lynell, Renell, Renelle, Shenell, Terell, Tonell, Wendell and Wynell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jenell.

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