What does Janos mean?
Janos [janos] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and Janos means "God is gracious". Janos is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -os, of Jan (Dutch, Danish, Slavic, Hebrew): variation of John.
Associated with: gracious.
Janos has 32 relations via Jan, John: Anno, Ean▲, Giannos, Hannes, Hanno, Hans▼, Hansl, Ian▲, Jack, Jacky, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Jano, Jean▼, Jeannot, Jens, Jian, Jianni, Joannes, Joao, Johon, Jon▼, Jona, Juan, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno and Zane▲.Creative forms:
(male) Jenos, Junos, ..
(female) Janosie, Janosse, .. Middle name pairings:
Janos Jael (J.J.), ..
How popular is Janos?
Janos is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#28166 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. John (#26 in recent rankings), Jack (#40), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Zane (#233), Jon (#737), Ean (#977), Jean (#1190), Hans (#1411), Jan (#1677), Hannes, Jacky, Jens and Joao are the prominent variation forms of Janos (not ranked). Usage of these forms of Janos was at its highest during 1880-1889 (adoption of 8.5%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 1.6%, ▼81.4%). John is more familiar than the rest, though Zane has gained in usage, while versions such as Jan are now somewhat dated. Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of Janos and related names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Janos is alike in pronunciation to Janiusz, Janus, Janusz, Jonas and Junius▼. Other suggested similar names are Enos▼, Jabes, Jaco, Jacob, Jacot, Jadon▼, Jago, Jakob▼, Jakov, Jalon, James▼, Jamon, Janak, Janan, Janesh, Janna, Janse, Janson, Jaris, Jarod▼, Jaron▼, Jason▼, Javon, Jaxon▲, Jeno, Jino, Jones, Joos, Junot, Linos, Masos, Minos, Ramos, Sancos, Santos▲, Taos, Vasos, Xenos and Zenos. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janos.See names in meaning and etymology.