Janek - boys name

Janek name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Janek name meaning:

The name Janek is a diminutive form of the name Jan, which is derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious" or "gift of God." Janek is a masculine name commonly used in Poland, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. It is a popular name choice due to its simplicity and endearing quality.

People with the name Janek are often described as kind-hearted, gentle, and compassionate individuals. They possess a strong sense of empathy and are always willing to lend a helping hand to others. Janeks are known for their ability to make people feel comfortable and at ease in their presence, as they have a natural charm and charisma. They value their relationships and are loyal friends and partners.

Janek is a name that carries a positive meaning, symbolizing the gift of God's grace and blessings. Those with this name often radiate a sense of warmth and have a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of those around them.

Origin: Czech

Variant of John God has been gracious, has shown favor.

Related names

John , Bettina, Ciana , Eoin-Baiste, Euan , Geovana, Geovani, Geovanni, Geovanny, Geovany, Giovana, Giovani , Giovanny, Giovany, Giovonni, Han , Hans , Hansen, Hanson , Ivanhoe, Ivano, Iwan , Janah, Janalee, Janalyn, Janalynn, Janceena, Janek , Janetta, Janette, Janey , Jani, Janica, Janie, Janis, Jannah , Jannalee, Janne, Jannie, Janny, Jeana, Jean-Baptiste, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanice, Jeanie , Jeanna , Jeannett, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jeena, Jens, Joen, Johan , Johannes , Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnette, Johnna, Johnnie , Johnny , Jon , Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Jonette, Joni , Jonita, Jonn, Jonna, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie , Jonny , Juan , Juanito, Jukka, Jussi, Keoni , Shauden, Shaughn, Shaun , Shaundre, Shawnn, Shon, Shona, Shonn, Sian , Jowan , Jowanet

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Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Janek

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