Name: Janus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Janus

  • Meaning:
    Arcade; covered passage
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    (JAN uss)
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    Itself (Janus)
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    Janus was the Roman god of doorways and thus also beginnings and endings. He had two faces to face both forwards and backwards. The month of January is named after him.

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