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What does Janse mean?

Janse Pronunciation of Janse [janse] as a name for boys is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Janse is "son of Jan". Janse is an alternate form of Janson (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian.


7 different relations via Janson: Jansen, Janssen, Jansson, Jantzen, Janzen, Jensen and Jenson.

Creative forms:
(male) Jannus, Juanse, ..

(female) Jance, Jansie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janse Ryder (J.R.), ..

How popular is Janse?

Janse is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Janse (outside Top 2000) are Jensen (#396 from current records), Jenson (#1319) and Jansen. Other variants, like Jansson, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Janse was common in 2015 (median #1238). Jensen has generally been popular among parents. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jansen, Jensen, Jenson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anse, Case, Chanse, Jace, Jade, Jae, Jaice, Jaide, Jaime, Jaisen, Jake, Jakie, Jame, Jamee, Jamie, Jamsey, Jan, Janak, Janan, Jancsi, Janek, Janesh, Janko, Janna, Janne, Jano, Janos, Janus, Janusz, Jase, Jasen, Jayce, Jayde, Jaye, Jayme, Jaysen, Jens, Jesse, Jonte, Jose and June. These names tend to be more frequently used than Janse.

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