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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesJanvier(French) Gennaro, Gennarino, Rino(Italian) Jenaro(Spanish)

Name Days

Austria: September 19


Entry updated May 31, 2018