Janos Name Meaning and Origin

Janos is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Hebrew, Hungarian’ origin. The baby name Janos means “God Is Merciful”.


Janos Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Hebrew, Hungarian”



Janos is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “YAH + nosh”


Janos Name Meaning:

Janos is a Hungarian variant of John. John originates in Hebrew language and means “God is merciful”. Throughout history it was borne by numerous kings, princes, emperors, popes and saints, the most famous being John the Baptist and John the Apostle. It has been one of the most popular male given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

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Famous people with this name:

János Garay, Hungarian Olympic fencer;

János Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician, co-founder of non-Euclidean geometry’;

János Batsányi, Hungarian poet;

János Kádár, Hungarian communist leader;

János Starker, Hungarian-American cellist;

János Arany, Hungarian poet, the “Shakespeare of ballads”;

János Áder, President of Hungary;

János Martonyi, former Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs




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