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What does Janek mean?

Janek Pronunciation of Janek as a name for boys is of Hindi and Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Janek is "God is gracious". Janek is an alternate form of Jan (Dutch, Danish, Slavic, Hebrew): version of John. Janek is also a variant of Janak (Hindi).




RELATED FORMS VIA JAN, JANAK, JOHN Ean, Hannes, Hanno, Hans, Hansel, Hansl, Ian, Jack, Jacky, Jancsi, Janko, Janne, Jano, Janos, Jean, Jens, Jian, Jianni, Joannes, Jock, Jon, Jona, Juan, Shane, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno, Zane

(male) Jonek, ..

(female) Jani, ..

Janek Abdul (J.A.), ..

How popular is Janek?

Janek is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#40265 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Janek (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are John (#27 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Jack (#28), Ian (#79), Juan (#139), Zane (#200), Shane (#372), Jon (#754), Ean (#1101), Jean (#1240), Hans (#1446), Jan (#1844), Hannes, Hansel, Jacky, Jens and Jock. Other forms, like Janko, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Janek was common in the 1880s (MEDIAN #1391) and is now significantly reduced (#1076, 81% LESS USAGE), with versions like Juan falling out of fashion. Zane and Ian are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Hans, Hansel, Ian, Jack in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacky, Jan, Jean, Jens, Jock in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of John, Jon, Juan, Shane, Zane in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shane, Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Barek, Damek, Danek, Darek, Fabek, Garek, Jabes, Jabez, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jade, Jaden, Jader, Jae, Jael, Jak, Jake, Jakeb, Jalen, Jame, Jamee, Jamel, James, Jamey, Janan, Janesh, Janna, Janse, Jansen, Janus, Janzen, Jareb, Jared, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jase, Jasen, Jaxen, Jaye, Jerek, Jones, June, Jurek, Malek, Marek, Radek, Stanek, Tarek and Zarek. These names tend to be more frequently used than Janek.

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