Names Categorized "ends in -anus"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -anus.
gender
usage
Adrianus m Dutch
Official Dutch form of Adrian, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
Aelianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of Aelius.
Aemilianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Emiliano.
Africanus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the place name Africa, which in Roman times referred only to North Africa. This was the agnomen of the 3rd-century BC Roman general Scipio Africanus, who was honoured with it after his victory over Carthage in the Second Punic War. His descendants used it as a cognomen.
Albanus m Ancient Roman
Latin form of Alban.
Aurelianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was originally derived from the Roman family name Aurelius. This was the name of a 3rd-century Roman emperor (Lucius Domitius Aurelianus) who reconquered the breakaway Gallic and Palmyrene Empires.
Brendanus m Old Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Bréanainn (see Brendan).
Caietanus m Late Roman
Latin form of Gaetano.
Cassianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Cassian.
Columbanus m Late Roman
This name can be viewed as a derivative of Columba or a Latinized form of Columbán, both derivations being approximately equivalent. This is the name of Saint Columbán in Latin sources.
Cyprianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Cyprian.
Dehgewanus f Indigenous American, Seneca
From a name, also spelled as Dickewamis or Dehhewämis, which was given to the young British settler Mary Jemison (1743-1833) after she was captured and assimilated into the Seneca. Much later she claimed the name meant "pretty girl, pleasant thing", though this interpretation does not seem to be valid.
Diadumenianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Diadumenian.
Donatianus m Late Roman
Derivative of Donatus (see Donato). This was the name of a few early saints.
Fabianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Fabian.
Felicianus m Late Roman
Original Latin form of Feliciano.
Frigidianus m Late Roman
Original Latin form of Frediano.
Germanus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "brother" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints.
Hadrianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Hadrian.
Hanuš m Czech
Czech form of Hannes.
Hermanus m Dutch, Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Herman. As a Dutch name, it is used on birth certificates, with the form Herman typically used in daily life.
Ianus m Roman Mythology
Latin form of Janus.
Iordanus m Late Roman
Latin form of Jordan.
Iovianus m Ancient Roman
Older form of Jovian.
Iulianus m Ancient Roman
Latin form of Julian.
Janus m Roman Mythology
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.
Livianus m Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of Liviana.
Lucanus m Ancient Roman
Latin form of Lucan.
Lucianus m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was derived from the Roman praenomen Lucius. Lucianus (or Λουκιανός in his native Greek) of Samosata was a 2nd-century satirist and author. This name was also borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from Antioch.
Manus m Irish
Irish form of Magnus.
Marcianus m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was a derivative of the praenomen Marcus. This was the name of a 5th-century Eastern Roman emperor. It was also borne by a 2nd-century saint: a bishop of Tortona, Italy.
Marianus m Ancient Roman
Roman family name, which was itself derived from the Roman name Marius. This was the name of an early saint.
Maximianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from Maximus. This was the name of a 3rd-century Roman emperor (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus) who ruled jointly with Diocletian.
Quinctilianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Quintilian.
Romanus m Late Roman
Latin form of Roman.
Severianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from Severus.
Silvanus m Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman cognomen meaning "of the woods", derived from Latin silva meaning "wood, forest". Silvanus was the Roman god of forests. This name appears in the New Testament belonging to one of Saint Paul's companions, also called Silas.
Stefanus m Dutch
Official Dutch form of Stephen, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
Summanus m Roman Mythology
Means "before the morning", derived from Latin sub "under, before" and mane "morning". Summanus was the Roman god of the night sky and night lightning, a nocturnal counterpart to Jupiter.
Tatianus m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Tatiana.
Titianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Tiziano.
Traianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Trajan 1.
Uranus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Οὐρανός (Ouranos), the name of the husband of Gaia and the father of the Titans in Greek mythology. His name is derived from οὐρανός (ouranos) meaning "the heavens". This is also the name of the seventh planet in the solar system.
Valentinianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of the cognomen Valentinus (see Valentine 1). This name was borne by three Roman emperors.
Valerianus m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Valerian.
Vibianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of Vibius.
Victorianus m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from Victor. This was the name of two early saints.
Vitalianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from Vitalis. This was the name of a 7th-century pope who is considered a saint.
Vivianus m Late Roman
Latin form of Vivian.