Given Name JANUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YA-noos (Classical Latin), JAY-nəs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "archway" in Latin. Janus was the Roman god of gateways and beginnings, often depicted as having two faces looking in opposite directions. The month of January is named for him.
VARIANT: Ianus
USER SUBMISSION: Janus

Categories

actors, archers, gods, months, moons of Saturn, mythology
Entry updated February 12, 2018