Throughout the world, Ján (Ján , Ян , 揚 , along with others...) is a common masculine first name. The forename Ján is characteristic of Eastern Europe, particularly Slovakia, where it is a common masculine name, Ukraine, where it is quite a common male name, and Russia, where it is quite a rare masculine name. Much less frequently, Ján is the last name as well as the forename.
Ján is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|Ján||Serbia, Austria, Czechia, Slovakia, Germany|
|Ян||Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus|
|يان||Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Algeria|
Ján is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: John the Apostle , the apostle of Jesus; son of Zebedee and Salome, brother of James; traditionally identified with John the Evangelist, John of Patmos, and the Beloved Disciple, Gospel of Mark; Jan Bronski , the fictional character from The Tin Drum by Günter Grass; General Dodonna , the character in the Star Wars universe, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope; Ivan Orav , the ultra-patriotic fictional character created by Andrus Kivirähk, Ivan Orava mälestused and Jan Brady , the character from The Brady Bunch, and in many other works.
|ján z turca Hungarian historian, SK (b. 1435)|
|ján lang (b. 1450)|
|ján vii. druget (b. 1450)|
|ján silván Slovak poet, composer and writer, SK (b. 1493)|
|ján andrici SK (b. 1550)|
|ján kyjanka SK (b. 1550)|
|ján frišovic SK (b. 1552)|
|ján pruno fraštacký SK (b. 1560)|
|ján thurzo SK (b. 1570)|
|ján abrahamides SK (b. 1570)|
|ján filický Slovak writer and poet (1585-1622), SK (b. 1585)|
|ján kalinka SK (b. 1576)|
|ján hadik SK (b. 1585)|
|ján pinner SK (b. 1586)|
|ján duchoň (b. 1596)|
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