Usage Dutch, Flemish, German (Rare), Limburgish, East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Pronounced Pron. YAHN-nəs (Dutch, Flemish, Limburgish, West Frisian)
Other Forms FormsJanes, Janis, Janus, Jannis, Jannus
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 8/7/2009
Dutch, Flemish, Frisian, Limburgish and (Low) German short form of Johannes, which has also seen some use in Scandinavia.