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RATE THIS NAME 4.6

janelle

DIMINUTIVE OF:
jane
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN > YEHOCHANAN > IōáNNēS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN (יוֹחָנָן) IōáNNēS (Ἰωάννης)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which in turn is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân / Yehochanan which means "graced by Yahweh, God is gracious". There are numerous forms of the name in different languages. This name is part of the largest etymological root of names made up of more than five hundred variations between male and female in different languages. The name “John” had gained popularity among Jews in Judea and Galilee by the time the area became a province of the Roman Empire in 6 A.D. John Hyrcanus was the first king of the Hasmonean Dynasty and was the nephew of Judas Maccabeus. It was the given name of Yochanan ben Zechariah, a Jewish prophet known in English as John the Baptist.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
janson, wanna, hannah, joanna, jane, shavonne, shevaun, shevon, johanna, joanne, joann, shanene, shauna, seanna, shawna, jean, johnna, johna, shan, genette, janel, janele, janella, janene, janessa, janine, janis, jayna, jennie, jessi, jansen, jensen, jayne, jeni, jeane, jenetta, jeanne, janaya, shon, evanna, evanne, evanny, evana, evonna, evania, seana, Jehane
MASCULINE
english
evan, sean, shane, shaun, shawn, shayne, jackson, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shaine, yani
PET & SHORT FORM
english
gianna, johnie, jacki, sheena, jeannette, jeannie, jeanette, jeannine, jannine, janet, jaynie, jenna, janette, netta, jana, janna, janae, janeka, janetta, janey, janie, janice, jannis, jeanine, sÌneag, jonelle, jonie, sheenagh, jaci, jan, jaquie, jaqui, jeanetta, jeannetta, janell, jannie, sinead, shanae, jenette, Zanetta, Zanette, Zanitt, JOANIE, Shenna, SIANY, Joan, Joni

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
african - eastern
yohäna
albanian
gjovana
ancient greek
Ioánna
arabic
yūḥannā, yuwannā
bulgarian
yoana, ioana, yana
catalan
joana
danish
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jensen, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jensa, jensia, jensigne, jensine, jensmine, jenssine, joana, jeanica, Johana, Javanna, Johane, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeanna, Jeanni, Jeannie, Jeanny, Shanne, Jensina, Jansine, Joanita, Juanitta, Evian
dutch
johanna, joanne, janine
english - african american
shanice, shanika, tajuana, shaniqua, lashawn, shanica
esperanto
johanino
faroese
jensa, jensia, joana, jóhanna, Jóna, Jóanna, Jensina, Joenna, Joanita
filipino
hannah
finnish
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, janine, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jahanna, joana, Juhanna, Juuhanna, Joanina, Jeana, Jeanna, Jensina, Janiina, Janniina, Joenna, Joanita, Evian
french
janine, jeanne
galician
XOANA
georgian
ioanna, JANA
german
hannah, jane, johanna, joanne, janina, janine, jeanne, jehanne, ioanna, jensine, joana, janin
greek
Tzovánna, Yiánna, giánna, Iannoúla
greenlandic
johanne, jane, johanna, jensigne, jensine, Juaanna, Juãna, Ujuãna
hungarian - magyar
johanna
icelandic
jane, jóhanna, Jóanna, Sjana, Jensína
irish
wanna, hannah, shavonne, shevaun, chevonne, shevon, siobhan, seána, evanna, Siobhán
italian
giovanna, iviana
latin
iohanna
latvian
Žanna
lithuanian
janina, joana
macedonian
jovana
norwegian
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jensen, jeanne, ioanna, jense, jensenette, jensine, jensy, jentine, joana, Johana, Johane, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeannie, Jensina
old danish
johanna, iohanna
old french
jehanne
old norse
johanna
old swedish
johanna
polish
joanna, janina, asieńka, asiunia, asica, janin
portuguese
joana
romanian
ioana
russian
zhanna, yana, ioanna
sami - lapps
Johánná, Juhánná, Janiinná
scottish
wanna, hannah, jean
serbian
jovana
slovene
Žan
spanish
juana
swedish
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jensen, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jensa, jensine, joana, Johana, Javanna, Johane, Joanina, Johanina, Johannina, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeanna, Jeanni, Jeannie, Jeanny, Jensina, Jansine, Jen, Joanita, Evian
welsh
sioned, siÂn, evanna, evanne

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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