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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janda

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
     African Dutch (Afrikaans)

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Janda is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Root".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Janda

Krystyna Janda is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1976 to present. Krystyna was born on December 18th, 1952 in Starachowice.


Jakub Janda is a skier. Jakub was born on April 27th, 1978 in Čeladná.


Kim was born on August 23rd, 1957.


Petr Janda is a soccer player for the FK Čáslav, FC Slovan Liberec, SK Slavia Prague, Antalyaspor, Boluspor, Czech Republic national under-21 football team, and Czech Republic national football team. Petr was born on January 5th, 1987 in Čáslav.


Anton Janda was a soccer player for the FC Admira Wacker Mödling and Austria national football team. Anton was born on May 1st, 1904 in Austria-Hungary. He died in 1986.


Ludwig Janda was a soccer player for the SpVgg Greuther Fürth, TSV 1860 München, Luftwaffen-SV Hamburg, ACF Fiorentina, and Novara Calcio. Ludwig was born on January 13th, 1919 in Fürth. He passed away on August 22nd, 1981.


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Popularity of Janda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Janda U.S.
  White 87.38% 64.26%
  African American 0.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Janda

People with the last name Janda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Janda

  • How Popular is the name Janda? Janda is the 23,776th most popular name of all time. As a last name Janda was the 11,799th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Janda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 254 babies born with the first name Janda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Janda to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Janda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Janda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Janda was in 1957 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Janda: Your name in reverse order is Adnaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Njada. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Janda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,654 people with the last name Janda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Janda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Janda as their last name since less than 1 person in 111k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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