US Popularity:26396
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Gateway; Divine gate; A gate to heaven
In ancient Roman mythology, Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, and time, making Janus a fitting title to honor this beautiful time in baby's life. Typically masculine, Janus has strong Latin roots and stems from the word Iānus, meaning "gateway" or "divine gate." It is also thought to mean "a gate to heaven," perfectly representing how life is like heaven on earth since your little bundle of joy made their appearance. The Roman god Janus was the name inspiration for the month of January, ideal for babies born at the beginning of the year. Regardless of baby's ties to the name Janus, it will always act as a friendly reminder to baby that each day brings about a new beginning.

Janus Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2017
#26956
in 2017
+ 1290
from 2010
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