Jankel - Meaning of Jankel
[ syll. jan-kel, ja-nk-el ] The baby boy name Jankel is pronounced JHAENGKAHL †. Jankel is of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly in the Yiddish language. Jankel is a pet form (Yiddish) of the English, German, and Scandinavian Jakob and a derivative of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob.
Jankel is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Jankel, Jacob was the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Jankel include Jahmel, Jamile, Janal, Jaumal, Jemel, Jimal, Jomal, Junel, Junell, Djamel, Djamil, Jamiel, Jamual, Janiel, Jankiel, Jean Michel, Jean-Michel, John-Michael, Johnmichael, and Jon-Michael.
† approx English pronunciation for Jankel: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"