Janko name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew and English
Usage: Polish, Slavic, Dutch and Hungarian
Pronunciation: j(a)-nko
Meaning: German Form of John and Merciful
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What does Janko mean?

Janko is Dutch form of Johannes. Also Janko is Polish and Hungarian form of John.

How do I pronounce Janko?

Two syllabled Janko is pronounced as j(a)-nko. It can also be pronounced as jan-ko.

Variants of Janko

Johannes, John, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Jean, Hanko, Janek, Janica, Johansinnguaq, Dejohn, Gianni, Jackie, Yanis, Aaronjohn, John Paul

How popular is the name Janko?

Janko is a rare baby name in United States where it is still in use. And also in France. At least, 10 people globally have carried Janko as their given name according to our research.

[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Janko in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Janko?

You will learn that nothing matters more than love and dreams in life. Being unconstrained will help you grow spiritually. You are an attractive person with an impressive character and formed life values. Details matter to you, especially when it comes to choosing your love partner. Your life interests change as you change, constantly. Instead of running over people on your way to success, you teach them how to find their own path and how to succeed.

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Famous people named Janko

  • Janko Alexy, famous painter, writer
  • Janko Kráľ, – 23 May 1876
  • Janko Jesenský, Slovak lower nobleman of the House of Jeszenszky, poet
  • Janko Bobetko, Croatian general
  • Janko Peric, former Canadian politician
  • Janko Vuković, Croatian naval officer
  • Janko Polić Kamov, Croatian writer and poet
  • Janko Brašić, was Serbian naïve painter
  • Janko Prunk, Slovenian historian of modern history
  • Janko Tipsarević, Serbian professional tennis player
  • Janko Mitrović, 'harambaša'
  • Janko Drašković, Croatian national reformer, politician and poet
  • Janko Tumbasević, Montenegrin professional footballer


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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