Janel

Janel - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Janel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1948 on position #1411. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Janel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Janel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Janel. The baby girl name Janel was given to 11 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3826 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 128,477 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Janel peaked in popularity 48 years ago in 1971 on position 472.



Famous with this name

Janel Moloney
Janel Parrish
Janel Tsai


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Janel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Janel is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,898 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,898.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Janel is where you live.


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Janel origin and meaning

Janel is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Janel, pop culture references for the name Janel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Janel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Janel, sorted by popularity.

Janelle / Janell / Jamila / Jenelle / Jonelle / Janelly / Janely / Jamilah / Jenell / Jonell /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123826
20112830
20103852
20092431
20082697
20072932
20062776
20052635
20042357
20031823
20022013
20011710
20001519
19991572
19981431
19971367
19961166
19951063
1994962
1993935
1992899
1991868
1990936
1989811
1988778
1987695
1986758
1985832
1984794
1983696
1982673
1981596
1980506
1979546
1978490
1977491
1976517
1975516
1974558
1973507
1972495
1971472
1970514
1969557
1968607
1967727
1966899
1965965
1964897
19631091
19621133
1961886
19601026
19591021
19581040
19571059
19561101
19551118
1954992
19531316
19521175
1951950
19501223
19491191
19481411

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1898

Even more about Janel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Janel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Janel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1971
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Janel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 128,477
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1948
2012 births +11

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