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What does Jenelle mean?

Jenelle Pronunciation of Jenelle [jenelle] as a name for girls is a Hebrew, English and Latin name, and the name Jenelle means "God is gracious; maiden". Jenelle is a version of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine transcription of John. Jenelle is also a form of Janelle. Jenelle is also used as a form of Jeanelle (English) and Virginia (Latin).

Associated with: gracious.


Jenelle has 13 variants: Janel, Janell, Janielle, Jannel, Jannelle, Jeannell, Jeannelle, Jenell, Jenneil, Jennelle, Jinelle, Johnelle and Jonelle.

20 more relations via Jane, Janelle, Jeanelle, Virginia: Ginella, Ginelle, Janeane, Janee, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janellie, Janely, Janene, Janette, Janiella, Jaynell, Jeanette, Jenella, Jenie, Jeniece, Jensine, Jinella and Jonella.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeneli, Jenelje, ..

(male) Jenelje, Jenelme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenelle Cara (J.C.), ..

How popular is Jenelle?

Jenelle is a very prominent first name for women (#1598 out of 4276, Top 37%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jenelle entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #798 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Jenelle are Jane (#288 via latest list), Janee, Janel, Janell, Janelle (#470), Janely, Janene, Janette, Jeanette, Jenell, Jonelle and Virginia (#522). These forms of Jenelle reached the peak of their popularity 95 years ago (adoption of 2.67%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.13%, 95%), with forms like Janel becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenelle, Jane, Janee, Janel, Janell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janelle, Janely, Janene, Janette, Jeanette in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jenelle is alike in pronunciation to Jaenelle, Jonel, Jonell, Jonnelle, Junel and Junelle. Other suggested similar names are Aedelle, Agnelle, Annelle, Arnelle, Bernelle, Chenelle, Danelle, Denell, Denelle, Dinelle, Donelle, Fenella, Gemelle, Jaelle, Jahnell (see Johnella), Jahnelle, Jamille, Janalee, Janeille, Jazelle, Jemelle, Jenalee, Jenee, Jenene, Jenette, Jenilea (see Jenilee), Jenilee, Jennalee, Jennielee (see Jenilee), Jennilee, Jennylee, Jewell, Jewella, Jewelle, Jiselle, Jizelle, Jobelle, Jocelle, Jodelle, Joelle, Johnella, Joselle, Jovelle, Jowelle, Joyelle, Jozelle, Lanelle, Leonelle, Lynelle, Nanelle, Neelle (see Neilina), Pernelle, Ranelle, Reinelle, Renell, Renelle, Reynelle, Ronelle, Semelle, Shenelle, Tanelle and Wendelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenelle.

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