Januarius
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Given Name JANUARIUS
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Roman cognomen meaning "January" in Latin. The name of the month derives from the name of the Roman god Janus. Saint Januarius, the patron saint of Naples, was a bishop who was beheaded during the persecutions of emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
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martyrs, months, saints
Related Names
VARIANT: Ianuarius
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gennaro, Gennarino, Rino (Italian), Jenaro (Spanish)