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What does Janak mean?

Janak Pronunciation of Janak as a boys' name is pronounced JAN-ik. It is of Hindi origin. Mythology: the father of Sita. Janek (Czech, Polish) is a form of John.





ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA JOHN Ean, Hanno, Hans, Hansl, Ian, Jack, Jacky, Jan, Jancsi, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Jianni, Joao, Jock, Johan, Johanan, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno, Zane

(male) Jenak, ..

(female) Jaca, ..

Janak Baker (J.B.), ..

How popular is Janak?

Janak is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#20960 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Ean (#1101 A YEAR AGO), Hans (#1446), Ian (#79), Jack (#28), Jacky, Jan (#1844), Jean (#1240), Jens, Joao, Jock, Johan (#579), John (#27), Jon (#754), Jovan (#1628), Juan (#139), Juwan and Zane (#200) are the popular varying forms of Janak (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other variants, like Johanan, are seldom used. These relations of Janak were popular in the 1880s (AVERAGE #1426) and are now significantly less conventional (#1121, 81%), with forms like Jean becoming less stylish. Ian, Johan and Zane are three of the more trendy names for newborns in this list. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Hans, Ian, Jack, Jacky in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jean, Jens, Joao, Jock in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johan, John, Jon, Jovan, Juan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juwan, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ian, Jack, Jens, Johan, John, Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Barak, Jaap, Jabar, Jacan, Jack, Jada, Jafar, Jahan, Jak, Jalal, Jalan, Jamal, Jamar, Jan, Janan, Janko, Janna, Jannai, Janne, Jano, Janos, Janse, Janus, Jarad, Jarah, Jaran, Jaray, Jarek, Javan, Jayar, Jona, Jonah, Jonas and Malak. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janak.