Name Janus – origin and meaning

Janus is a male name.

Origin of Janus

Janus (Latin Ianus) is a name of the Roman mythology (the god of gateways, transitions, of beginnings and endings). The month of January was named after him. Besides, Janus is a Low German variant of the name Johannes and a Dutch diminutive of Adrianus.

Meaning of Janus

Janus means “archway” or “gateway” (from Latin “ianus”), “Yahweh is gracious” (from Johannes) and “from Hadria” (from Adrianus).

Pronunciation of Janus

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