Janelle

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53k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
666
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janelle

"Janelle" is a name of American origin, and it means "God Is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Jane +‎ -elle 20th C.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Janelle

Janelle Monáe is a singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, dancer, rapper, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Janelle was given the name Janelle Monáe Robinson on December 1st, 1985 in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Janelle Commissiong is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Trinidad & Tobago 1977, Miss Universe 1977, Miss Trinidad, and Tobago. Janelle was given the name Janelle Penny Commissiong on June 15th, 1953 in Port of Spain.

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Janelle was born on January 10th, 1980 in Grand Rapids, MN, United States.

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Janelle Johnson was an actress. Janelle was born on December 2nd, 1923 in Austin, Texas. She left this life on December 2nd, 1995.

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Janelle Manahan is a list of filipino actresses and actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Janelle was given the name Janelle Ann Caren Quintana Manahan on July 26th, 1989 in Legazpi, Albay.

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Janelle Arthur is a country music singing. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 2011. Janelle was given the name Janelle Oredith Arthur on December 12th, 1989 in Oliver Springs, Tennessee.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Janelle

Anne Janelle is a folk, blues, classical music, and folk music musician. She was most active from 2002 to present. Anne is also known as Anne Davison.

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Richard was born on November 13th, 1947 in Warwick, Quebec.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 5 0
1913 8 8 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 14 14 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 16 16 0
1920 22 22 0
1921 16 16 0
1922 17 17 0
1923 25 25 0
1924 26 26 0
1925 20 20 0
1926 51 51 0
1927 39 39 0
1928 23 23 0
1929 41 41 0
1930 45 45 0
1931 52 52 0
1932 63 63 0
1933 69 69 0
1934 78 78 0
1935 91 91 0
1936 111 111 0
1937 110 110 0
1938 122 122 0
1939 116 116 0
1940 102 102 0
1941 92 92 0
1942 103 103 0
1943 98 98 0
1944 129 129 0
1945 138 138 0
1946 131 131 0
1947 189 189 0
1948 256 256 0
1949 261 261 0
1950 275 275 0
1951 240 240 0
1952 311 311 0
1953 331 331 0
1954 375 375 0
1955 418 418 0
1956 369 369 0
1957 409 409 0
1958 407 407 0
1959 393 393 0
1960 442 442 0
1961 431 431 0
1962 450 450 0
1963 442 442 0
1964 560 560 0
1965 472 472 0
1966 472 472 0
1967 522 522 0
1968 568 568 0
1969 665 665 0
1970 607 607 0
1971 641 641 0
1972 586 586 0
1973 609 609 0
1974 634 634 0
1975 733 733 0
1976 766 761 5
1977 1,070 1,070 0
1978 1,389 1,384 5
1979 1,420 1,415 5
1980 1,403 1,396 7
1981 1,317 1,317 0
1982 1,255 1,245 10
1983 1,174 1,165 9
1984 1,226 1,220 6
1985 1,365 1,360 5
1986 1,227 1,220 7
1987 1,225 1,217 8
1988 1,252 1,247 5
1989 1,192 1,183 9
1990 1,104 1,104 0
1991 1,088 1,088 0
1992 1,069 1,069 0
1993 981 981 0
1994 867 867 0
1995 779 779 0
1996 687 687 0
1997 654 654 0
1998 647 647 0
1999 608 608 0
2000 591 591 0
2001 588 588 0
2002 584 584 0
2003 606 606 0
2004 526 526 0
2005 576 571 5
2006 822 822 0
2007 817 817 0
2008 883 883 0
2009 780 780 0
2010 811 811 0
2011 812 812 0
2012 739 739 0
2013 777 777 0
2014 711 711 0
2015 677 677 0
2016 666 666 0
2017 617 617 0

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Popularity of Janelle as a first name

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Popularity of Janelle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Janelle U.S.
  White 92.34% 64.26%
  African American 2.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Janelle

People with the last name Janelle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Janelle

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  • How Popular is the name Janelle? Janelle is the 959th most popular name of all time. As a last name Janelle was the 34,110th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Janelle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,430 babies born with the first name Janelle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janelle to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janelle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Janelle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Janelle is Wednesday, March 22nd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Janelle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janelle was in 1979 with a total of 1,415 babies. That's a lot of babies named Janelle!
  • Random Janelle Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Janelle ranks 48th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 24 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Janelle: Your name in reverse order is Ellenaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aljneel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Janelle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 666 people with the last name Janelle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Janelle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Janelle as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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