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What does Jenella mean?

Jenella Pronunciation of Jenella [jenel-la] as a name for girls is a Hebrew, English and Latin name, and the meaning of the name Jenella is "God is gracious; maiden". Jenella is a version of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variant of John. Jenella is also a form of Jeanelle (English). Jenella is also used as a form of Virginia (Latin).

Associated with: gracious.


Jenella has 3 variants: Janela, Janella and Jonella.

20 more different relations via Jane, Jeanelle, Virginia: Ginella, Ginelle, Janel, Janelba, Janelle, Janessa, Janeta, Janetta, Jannelle, Jaynell, Jeannell, Jeannelle, Jenda, Jenell, Jenelle, Jenica, Jenneil, Jennelle, Jensina and Jonelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Jenelli, Junella, ..

(male) Jenelah, Jenelli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenella Kensington (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jenella?

Jenella is an uncommon given name for women. Jenella is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Jenella (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Jane (#288 from current records), Janelle (#470), Virginia (#522), Janessa (#721), Jonelle, Jenica, Janetta, Janel, Jenell and Jenelle. These relations of Jenella were popular as birth names 95 years ago (usage of 2.5%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1%, 94%), with forms such as Jane falling out of fashion. Jane is the continual favorite, though Janessa has gained in popularity over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jane, Janel, Janelle, Janessa, Janetta in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jenella is pronounced similarly to Gianella, Janellie, Janiella, Jenalee, Jenilea, Jenilee, Jinella and Johnella. Other suggested similar names are Agnella (see Agnes), Cerella, Danella, Denell, Denelle, Donella, Fenella, Finella, Fynella, Gemella, Jaenelle, Jahnell (see Johnella), Jahnelle, Jameela, Jameila, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamilla, Janeille, Janell, Janely, Janielle, Jemelle, Jemila, Jenessa, Jenetta, Jeneva, Jewell, Jewella, Jewelle, Jinelle, Joella, Johnelle, Jonel, Jonell, Jonnelle, Jowella, Junel, Junelle, Nanella, Onella, Pernella, Refella (see Raphaela), Reinella, Renell, Renelle, Rexella, Ronella and Terella. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jenella.

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