Janus

Unisex

Meaning

God of the beginning in roman mythology.

Origin

Roman

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒeɪnəs/

Traits associated with the name Janus:

Dogs named Janus tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Janus?

Naming your dog Janus suggests that you have an appreciation for the past and the future, as Janus is the Roman god of beginnings, endings, and transitions. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of symbolism and a creative imagination.

Is Janus a good dog name?

Janus has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Janus isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Janus is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Janus was, in the past month, the 2137th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Janus is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Janus was viewed 32 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Janus's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Janus is most adored in Utah, Wisconsin and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nebraska, Georgia and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Janus.

Janus is found in these categories:

mythical dog names
mythical

Derived from Roman mythology, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, transitions, and endings.

celestial dog names
celestial

Roman god of beginnings, endings, and transitions rules over stars and moon.

roman dog names
roman

Roman god of beginnings, endings, transitions, doorways, and time.

Dog names like Janus:

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God is gracious.
The god of freshwater in roman mythology
Janus dog name meaning

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