What does Janos mean?
Janos /ja-nos/ 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: Janius, Jenos, 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 recent rankings), 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 forms of Janos was at its highest during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.47%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.37%, ▼20.9%). John is more familiar than the rest, though Zane has gained in usage, while versions such as Ean, Jon, Jean, Jacky and Jan are now somewhat dated. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Janos and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)