January Name Meaning & Origin

January

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Nicknames for January

Jan, Jannie, Jam

Meanings and history of the name January

January means is "month of the wolf" in Saxon terms.

Means "janus' month." Janus is the god of the doorway in Roman Mythology. As in, January is the door to the new year.

Famous real-life people named January

January Kristen Jones, American actress and model

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January Wayne, in the novel "Once Is Not Enough"

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