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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janell

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Notable Persons Named Janell

Janell Cannon is a writer and illustrator. Janell was born in 1957 in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Janell Burse is a basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx, Seattle Storm, and TS Wisła Can-Pack Kraków. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2011. Janell was born on May 19th, 1979 in New Orleans.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 5 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 18 18 0
1921 16 16 0
1922 9 9 0
1923 12 12 0
1924 16 16 0
1925 23 23 0
1926 92 92 0
1927 48 48 0
1928 27 27 0
1929 35 35 0
1930 30 30 0
1931 26 26 0
1932 48 48 0
1933 48 48 0
1934 59 59 0
1935 70 70 0
1936 88 88 0
1937 74 74 0
1938 79 79 0
1939 79 79 0
1940 83 83 0
1941 77 77 0
1942 78 78 0
1943 103 103 0
1944 93 93 0
1945 80 80 0
1946 112 112 0
1947 140 140 0
1948 97 97 0
1949 168 168 0
1950 158 158 0
1951 147 147 0
1952 179 179 0
1953 200 200 0
1954 263 263 0
1955 199 199 0
1956 215 215 0
1957 239 239 0
1958 216 216 0
1959 218 218 0
1960 235 235 0
1961 274 274 0
1962 282 282 0
1963 213 213 0
1964 259 259 0
1965 286 286 0
1966 233 233 0
1967 236 236 0
1968 261 261 0
1969 258 258 0
1970 274 274 0
1971 280 280 0
1972 223 223 0
1973 258 258 0
1974 209 209 0
1975 298 298 0
1976 293 293 0
1977 267 267 0
1978 334 334 0
1979 421 416 5
1980 340 340 0
1981 330 330 0
1982 308 308 0
1983 286 286 0
1984 288 288 0
1985 265 260 5
1986 242 242 0
1987 253 245 8
1988 241 241 0
1989 216 216 0
1990 227 227 0
1991 202 202 0
1992 216 216 0
1993 185 185 0
1994 191 191 0
1995 147 147 0
1996 145 145 0
1997 147 147 0
1998 149 149 0
1999 123 123 0
2000 126 126 0
2001 102 102 0
2002 111 111 0
2003 99 94 5
2004 119 119 0
2005 85 85 0
2006 117 117 0
2007 119 119 0
2008 123 123 0
2009 131 131 0
2010 96 96 0
2011 88 88 0
2012 77 77 0
2013 59 59 0
2014 54 54 0
2015 44 44 0
2016 42 42 0
2017 36 36 0

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Popularity of Janell as a first name

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Popularity of Janell as a last name

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Common last names for Janell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Martin
  • Brown
  • Wilson

Fun Facts about the name Janell

  • How Popular is the name Janell? Janell is the 1,942nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Janell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,520 babies born with the first name Janell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janell to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Janell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janell is Thursday, August 9th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Janell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janell was in 1979 with a total of 416 babies.
  • Random Janell Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janell is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Janell: Your name in reverse order is Llenaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neljla. 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.