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pinWhat 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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Hans, Ian, Jack, Jacky in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jean, John, Jon, Juan, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannes, Ian, Jack, Jens, John, Zane outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Janos is alike in pronunciation to Janus, Janusz and Jonas. Other suggested similar baby names are James, Janak, Janesh, Janse and Jones. These names tend to be more commonly used than Janos.