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January



Origin: Latin

Meaning: the name of the first year of the month, it comes from Latin ianuarius named after the Roman god Janus which means "archway" in Latin. He was the god of doorways and beginnings, depicted with two heads- one looking forward and the other backward, looking to the future and to the past.

Nicknames: Jan


Variants:
  • Januarius 
  • Janvier 


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