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Origin and popularity of the name JANOS


Janos : 1: Hungarian (János): from the personal name János from Latin Johannes (see John).2: Slovak (Jánoš also Janoš) Czech (Janoš also Jánoš) and Polish: derivative of the personal name Jan (Slovak Ján) ‘John’ or in some cases from a Slavicized form of the Hungarian cognate János (see above). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the Polish variant Janosz.


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

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