Janek: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Janek

[YAHN-ek]

The Polish and Czech version of John, meaning "the Lord is gracious." It's a beautiful name, but be prepared for tons of mispronunciations, as the "J' is pronounced like a "Y."

Nicknames:

Jan (pronounced kinda like "yawn," which is fitting).

Famous people named Janek:

Record producer/jazz bassist Janek Gwizdala; sound artist Janek Schaefer; film visual effects artist Janek Sirrs.

Fun fact:

Janek Sunber is a character in the Star Wars franchise.

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