JANELLE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: jÉ™-NEL   [key]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of JANE. It has been in use only since the 20th century.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Jan, Janetta
OTHER LANGUAGES: Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Ivana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana (Czech), Johanna, Johanne (Danish), Jana, Janna, Johanna (Dutch), Johanna (Estonian), Janina, Johanna (Finnish), Jeanne, Johanne, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna (German), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna (Greek), Johanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad (Irish), Giovanna (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Joana (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Jean, Seonag, Sheena, Sìne, Jessie, Sìneag, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Jana (Slovak), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Juana (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Johanna (Swedish), Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh)
Popularity
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