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What does Joellen mean?

Joellen Pronunciation of Joellen [joellen] as a name for girls is of French derivation, and the name Joellen means "Jehovah is God". Joellen is a version of Joelle (French): feminine of Joel.


Joellen has 5 variants: Joelin, Joelliane, Joellin, Joellyn and Joelynn.

7 more alternative forms via Joelle: Joela, Joell, Joella, Joelly, Joely, Jowella and Jowelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Jolen, Joylen, ..

(male) Joelden, Joelve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joellen Taryn (J.T.), ..

How popular is Joellen?

Joellen is a very prominent first name for females (#1589 out of 4276, Top 37%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Joellen was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #860 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Joell, Joella and Joelle (#1077 in recent rankings) are the popular related forms of Joellen. These relations of Joellen were popular in the 1960s (median #1313) and have remained as common to this day.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joellen, Joell, Joella, Joelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joellen is alike in pronunciation to Jaeleen, Jaelyn, Jayleen, Jillan, Jilleen, Jillene, Joeleen, Joeline, Jolan, Jolean, Joleen, Jolene, Jolin, Jolleen, Jollene, Jolyn, Jolynn, Juelline and Juleen. Other suggested similar names are Callen, Carllen, Coleen, Ellen, Eveleen, Floellen, Helen, Hellen, Jaelle, Jakleen, Janelle, Jasleen, Jelena, Jeneen, Jeslyn, Jiselle, Jizelle, Jobelle, Jocelle, Jocelyn, Jodelle, Joeann, Joette, Johnelle, Jolena, Joley, Jolie, Joliet, Jonella, Jonelle, Jonnelle, Jooley, Jorden, Josalyn, Joselle, Joselyn, Josilin, Joslyn, Joslynn, Josslyn, Jovelle, Joyelle, Jozelle, Jullee, Kelleen, Kellen, Noeleen, Noelle, Noelleen, Noweleen, Rolleen, Rosalen, Roseellen (see Rose), Rosellen, Suellen and Zoelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joellen.

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