Jans

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1452. Ultimately from Latin Johannes, from Hebrew.

Proper noun[edit]

Jans m

  1. A male given name.
  2. A respelling of the Polish, Czech, or Danish male given name Jan.
  3. A respelling of the English male given name Ian.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Jans was the only given name of 315 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jans

  1. genitive of Jan