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The first name 

Janey is a first name for girls.

When two girls called Janey meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Janey is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 girls have been named Janey. In the SmartGenius ranking, Janey is #3,650 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Janey.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Janey -
at home in half of America

The odds of living in the same state as someone with the first name Janey are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This girl’s name is quite popular, but not equally so throughout the entire USA. You can meet girls and women with the name Janey in 20 states – that is about every second of all 50 states in the USA, for example in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida or Georgia. In relation to the number of residents, the most women and girls with the first name Janey live in Texas – here, one in 24,622 bears this beautiful name. In comparison, if we look at all living women and girls in the whole country, only one in 119,923 will turn around if you call her first name Janey.

Janey has 5 letters 
and begins with a J

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter J is a particularly popular initial letter for girls' names. That’s because 6.8% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for girls’ names are A, S and M.

With five letters, the name Janey is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

This means that with 6.8% of all girls' names that begin with the letter J, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. And Jennifer is the girls' name starting with J, which is the most common of all.

Other names with 
J, a, n, e and y

If you take all the letters in the name Janey – J, a, n, e and y – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Janye or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Janey

If your name is Janey and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Janey

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Janey, you can simply say:






This is how the name Janey is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Janey in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Janey

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Janey is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Janey

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Janey sounds like this: