[ 2 syll. ja-nel-le, jan-e-lle ] The baby boy name Janelle is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as JHaa-NEHL †. The origin of Janelle is English-American. Janelle is a variant of the name Janeil.
Janelle is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. Janelle has in the past century been mostly given to girls.
Baby names that sound like Janelle include Janel, Janell, Jahmal, Jahmeal, Jahmeel, Jahmeil, Jahmelle, Jamaal, Jamahl, Jamail, Jamaile, Jamal, Jamale, Jamall, Jamaul, Jameel, Jamel, Jamell, Jamil, and Jamille.
† English pronunciation for Janelle: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"