All About The Name Janus

An ancient Roman god’s name. In Roman mythology Janus was the god of beginnings and transitions who presided over passages, doors, gates and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces looking at opposite ways, one towards the past and the other towards the future.

 

Meaning:

Gateway

Origin:

Greek

Gender:

Boy

Current Popularity:

Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities:

Elliot

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