What does Janos mean?
Janos /ja-nos/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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▲.Kreatif forms: Janoscee, Jaynos, Junos. [more]
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. Census)
John (#26 in 2014), Jack (#41), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Zane (#224), Jon (#675), Ean (#997), Jens, Jan, Hannes, Hans, Jacky and Jean are the prominent variation forms of Janos (not ranked). Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4729%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.374%, ▼20.9%), with versions like Ean, Jon, Jean, Jacky and Jan falling out of fashion. Zane (#224) and Ian (#77) are two of the more fashionable boy names in this list. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Janos and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)