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What does Jano mean?

Jano Pronunciation of Jano [jano] as a boys' name has the meaning "God is gracious". Jano is a version of Jan (Dutch, Danish, Slavic, Hebrew): version of John.

Associated with: gracious.


3 different relations via Jan: Hans, Janek and Janos.

Creative forms:
(male) Jain, Joeno, ..

(female) Jale, Jali, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jano Zaine (J.Z.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hans (#1411 in 2015) and Jan (#1677) are the popular alternative forms of Jano (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Janek, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jano was more pronounced 8 decades ago (average #590) and has become much less since, with versions such as Jan becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 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 Genio, Geno, Gino, Janna, Jannai, Jeno, Jianni, Jino, Jona, Jonah, Jonny and Junio. Other recommended names are Alano, Anno, Arno, Chano, Danno, Dino, Enno, Erno, Hanno, Ivano, Ja-, Jaap, Jace, Jack, Jacko, Jaco, Jacob, Jacot, Jacq, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jadon, Jae, Jael, Jago, Jairo, Jake, Jakov, Jalon, Jame, Jamon, Janak, Janan, Janko, Janne, Janse, Janson, Janus, Jarod, Jaron, Jary, Javon, Jax, Jaxon, Jaye, Jean, Jens, Jian, Jiro, Joao, Jon, Jonn, Juan, June, Junot, Kano, Lino, Luano, Mano, Pino, Tyno and Yanno. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jano.

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