Home > Januarius


What does Januarius mean?

Januarius Pronunciation of Januarius [jan-u-ar-ius] as a name for boys is of Italian and Latin derivation, and the name Januarius means "of Janus". Januarius is an alternate form of Gennaro (Italian): Janus was an ancient Roman god.


Januarius has 1 variant: Jenarius.

2 more related forms via Gennaro, Janus: Gennarius and Januario.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Januarius Jaiden (J.J.), ..

How popular is Januarius?

Januarius is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Januarius is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Gennaro is the only popular alternative form of Januarius (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This relation of Januarius was favored a century ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gennaro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Januarius and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Andrius, Atanasius (see Athanasios), Damarcus, Damarius, Dametrius, Dantavius, Darius, Darrius, Dawntavius (see Dontavius), Dontavius, Hilarius, Honorius (see Honore), Ignacius, Ignatius, Jabari, Jairus, Jamari, Janiusz (see Janus), Jannai, Jaris, Jarius, Juancarlos, Julius, Junius, Lamarcus, Lazarus, Macarius, Marius, Maurus, Nazarius, Nectarius, Nektarius, Onofrius, Palladius (see Paladio), Taurus, Tavarious, Tavarous (see Tavaris) and Valerius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Januarius.