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What does Jano mean?

Jano /jano/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Jano's roots are Danish, Slavic and Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Jano is "God is gracious". Jano is a version of Jan (Danish, Slavic, Hebrew): version of John. Compare last name Jeno.


Jano has 3 different forms via Jan: Hans, Janek and Janos.

Kreatif forms: Janno, Jarno. [more]

How popular is Jano?

Jano is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#74675 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hans and Jan are the popular alternative forms of Jano (not in Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Janek are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5225%) and has become much less since, with the versions Hans and Jan becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Jano and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hans, Jan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jano is alike in pronunciation to Geno, Gino, Janna, Jeno, Jino, Jona and Junio. Other recommended similar baby names are Jaco, Jago, Jame, Janko, Janne, Jean, Jian, Jon, Jonn, Juan, June, Kano and Mano. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jano.