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January Name Meaning
Americanized form of the Latin personal name Januarius or its Italian derivative Gennaro, which was borne by a number of early Christian saints, most famously a 3rd-century bishop of Benevento who became the patron of Naples. English: altered form of Janeway. In New England, a translation of French Janvier.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press