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What does Janan mean?

Janan /ja-nan/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Janan's root is Latin, and the meaning of Janan is "gateway". Janan is a version of Janus (Latin). Janin is a common surname.


Janan has 8 different forms via Janus: Gennadi, Gennaro, Janiusz, Januarius, Janusz, Jenarius, Jenaro and Jennaro.

Kreatif forms: Jenan, Jinan, Junan. [more]

How popular is Janan?

Janan is an uncommon given name for males. Janan is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gennaro is the only popular alternative form of Janan (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.098%) and has become less widespread since. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Janan and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gennaro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Hanan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Jamin, Jamon, Janak, Jaran, Javan and Johanan. Like Janan, these names are not frequently used.