add to your listSave
Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English

Meaning & History

Means "son of Jenk", a short form of Jenkin, a diminutive of Jen, itself a Middle English form of JOHN.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan(Armenian) Ivanov(Bulgarian) Ivanović(Croatian) Janda, Janíček, Jandáček(Czech) Jensen, Jenson, Johannessen, Johansen, Hansen, Johnsen(Danish) Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Jans, Janson, Janz, Gensch(German) Giannopoulos, Ioannidis(Greek) Jankovics(Hungarian) Jóhannsson(Icelandic) Mallon, Malone, Mollown, Ó Maoil Eoin(Irish) Nana, Nani, Nanni, Nannini, Zanetti, Zunino(Italian) Jansons(Latvian) Jonaitis(Lithuanian) Ivanov, Ivanovski(Macedonian) Jansen, Johannessen, Johansen, Hansen, Johnsen(Norwegian) Janda(Polish) Ionescu(Romanian) Ivanov(Russian) Jack(Scottish) Ivanović, Jovanović(Serbian) Jankovic(Slovak) Jankovič(Slovene) Ibáñez(Spanish) Janson, Jansson, Jensson, Johansson, Jonsson, Hansson, Johnsson, Jönsson(Swedish) Ivanov(Ukrainian) Bevan, Evans, Jones(Welsh)
Entry updated