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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Janu

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From Proto-Finnic [Term?]. Cognate to Finnish jano and Votic jano.

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Notable Persons Named Janu

Janu was born on May 9th, 1965 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Janu

Chekot was born in 1970 in Thrissileri, Vellamunda, Wayanad district.


Miroslav Janů was a soccer player for the SK Dynamo České Budějovice, SK Slavia Prague, Bohemians 1905, and Sabah United FC. Miroslav was born on November 8th, 1959 in Prague. They died on January 24th, 2013.


Bruce was born on July 12th, 1968.


Tomáš Janů is a soccer player for the FK Příbram, FC Slovan Liberec, and FK Ústí nad Labem. Tomáš was born on September 17th, 1973 in Příbram.


Denis Janu is an athlete for the FC Olimpia-2.


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Popularity of Janu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Janu U.S.
  White 80.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Janu

People with the last name Janu are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Janu

  • How Popular is the name Janu? As a last name Janu was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Janu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Janu is Friday, March 6th, 1931.
  • How unique is the name Janu? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Janu. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Janu: Your name in reverse order is Unaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Njua. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Janu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Janu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Janu? Janu is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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