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Gender: Female Origin of Janelle: American, modern elaboration of Jane Meaning of Jane: English, "God is gracious" Janelle's Popularity in 2017: #503

The name Janelle is a girl's name of American origin. Janelle is ranked #503 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like American Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover Baby Name Game".

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Famous People Named Janelle

Janelle Marie Pierzina, American reality TV personality of "Big Brother"
Janelle Monae (Robinson), American R&B singer-songwriter
Janelle Ann Caren Quintana, Filipina actress
Janelle Anne Saffin, Australian MP
Janelle Anya Monique Atkinson, Jamaican Olympic swimmer
Janelle Penny Commissiong, Trinidadian beauty queen; Miss Universe 1977
Janelle Oredith Arthur, American pop singer
Janelle Johnson, American actress; mother of musician Micky Dolenz of The Monkees
Charlotte Janelle Dolenz, daughter of musician Micky Dolenz

Pop Culture References for the name Janelle

Janelle Beryl Timmins Steiger, character on Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Janelle Stanton, "The Selection" by Kiera Cass

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