Janel

First Name
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janel

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from South Africa says the name Janel is of African,Dutch origin and means "Gracious gift of God".
  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Janel means "Gift from heaven" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Janel means "Janel means "God is GraCious." The ULTiMaTE sacrifice. The blood on the cross. TRIPLE CROSS." and is of Unknown origin.

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Notable Persons Named Janel

Janel Parrish is an actress, singer, songwriter, and dancer.She has been prominent since 1998. Janel was born on October 30th, 1988 in Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Janel Moloney is an actress. She was most prominent from 1987 to present. Janel was given the name Janel Wallace Moloney on October 3rd, 1969 in Woodland Hills, California, U.S.

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Janel McCarville is a basketball player for the Charlotte Sting, Good Angels Košice, New York Liberty, WBC Spartak Moscow Region, PF Schio, Minnesota Lynx, CCC Polkowice (basketball team), Liaoning Hengye, and Abdullah Gül Üniversitesi B.K. in the Turkish Women's Basketball League and EuroLeague Women. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Janel was born on November 3rd, 1982 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

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Janel Bishop is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss New Hampshire Teen USA 1991, Miss Teen USA 1991, and Miss New Hampshire Teen USA. Janel was born Janel Bishop in 1974 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Janel was born on May 18th, 1971.

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Janel was born on May 28th, 1966.

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How popular is the baby name Janel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1933 5 5 0
1934 6 6 0
1935 29 29 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 9 9 0
1938 9 9 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 16 16 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 13 13 0
1945 13 13 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 41 41 0
1948 55 55 0
1949 62 62 0
1950 73 73 0
1951 83 83 0
1952 83 83 0
1953 79 79 0
1954 102 102 0
1955 86 86 0
1956 87 87 0
1957 103 103 0
1958 109 109 0
1959 108 108 0
1960 110 110 0
1961 142 142 0
1962 120 120 0
1963 105 105 0
1964 131 131 0
1965 105 105 0
1966 114 114 0
1967 185 185 0
1968 252 252 0
1969 312 312 0
1970 386 386 0
1971 429 424 5
1972 362 357 5
1973 333 333 0
1974 310 310 0
1975 346 346 0
1976 346 346 0
1977 387 387 0
1978 413 413 0
1979 363 358 5
1980 402 397 5
1981 324 324 0
1982 283 283 0
1983 234 228 6
1984 207 207 0
1985 185 185 0
1986 231 231 0
1987 280 280 0
1988 255 255 0
1989 244 238 6
1990 194 194 0
1991 236 236 0
1992 223 223 0
1993 203 203 0
1994 189 189 0
1995 163 163 0
1996 160 160 0
1997 114 114 0
1998 130 130 0
1999 106 106 0
2000 96 96 0
2001 101 101 0
2002 78 78 0
2003 92 92 0
2004 78 78 0
2005 59 59 0
2006 56 56 0
2007 57 57 0
2008 69 69 0
2009 64 64 0
2010 43 43 0
2011 42 42 0
2012 35 35 0
2013 41 41 0
2014 38 38 0
2015 31 31 0
2016 35 35 0
2017 32 32 0

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Popularity of Janel as a first name

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Popularity of Janel as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Janel

  • How Popular is the name Janel? Janel is the 2,268th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Janel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,898 babies born with the first name Janel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janel to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Janel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janel is Monday, November 17th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Janel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janel was in 1971 with a total of 424 babies.
  • Random Janel Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janel is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 26 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Janel: Your name in reverse order is Lenaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nealj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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