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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage German

Meaning & History

Means "son of JAN (1)".

Related Names

VariantsJans, Janson
Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan(Armenian) Ivanov, Ivankov, Vanev, Vankov, Yanev(Bulgarian) Ivanović, Janković(Croatian) Janiček(Czech) Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen, Hansen(Danish) Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Evanson, Hanson, I'Anson, Janson, Johns, Johnson, Jones, Hancock(English) Giannopoulos, Ioannidis(Greek) Jóhannsson(Icelandic) Mallon, Malone, Mollown, Ó Maoil Eoin(Irish) Giannino, Nana, Nani, Nanni, Nannini, Zanetti, Zunino(Italian) Jansons(Latvian) Jonaitis(Lithuanian) Ivanov, Ivanovski(Macedonian) Jansen, Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen, Hansen(Norwegian) Ionescu, Ionesco(Romanian) Ivanov(Russian) Ivanović, Jovanović, Janković(Serbian) Jankovic(Slovak) Jankovič(Slovene) Ibáñez(Spanish) Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Johnsson, Hansson(Swedish) Ivanov(Ukrainian) Bevan, Evans, Jones(Welsh)
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