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January - Meaning of January

What does January mean?

[ 4 syll. ja-nua-ry, jan-u-ary ] The baby girl name January is pronounced as JHAENYuw-eriy- †. January is of English origin and it is also used mainly in English. January's meaning is 'the first month of the year'.

Derivatives of January include the names Januarea, Januaree, Januarey, Januari, and Januarie.

See also the related category month.

January is unusual as a baby name for girls. Its usage peaked in 1978 with 0.016% of baby girls being named January. It ranked at #639 then. The baby name has since experienced a marked decline in frequency, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. Among all girl names in its group, January was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like January include Jamarie, Jamary, Joanmarie, Jamara, Jamaree, Jamarey, Jeanmarie, Jenarae, Jennarae, Jo-Marie, and Yagmur.

† Pronunciation for January: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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