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Origin and popularity of the name JANES


Janes : 1: English (southern): variant of Jane with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s (see Jayne).2: Slovenian and Croatian (of Slovenian origin) (Janeš): variant of Slovenian Janež from an old equivalent of the Latin personal name Johannes (see John) or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name from janež ‘anise’. Compare Yanes.3: Czech (Janeš Jáneš): from a pet form of the personal name Jan.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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