What does Janus mean?

(Roman mythology) the Roman god of doorways and passages; is depicted with two faces on opposite sides of his head

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What does it say about you to have a cat named Janus?

It could mean that you are a very versatile person, or that you are two-faced.

Is Janus a good cat name?

Janus has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Janus isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Janus is found in these categories:

celestial cat names

He's a Roman god with two faces, symbolizing past and future.

spiritual cat names

Named after a Roman god, symbolizing transitions and time.


Based on likes, Janus ranks #767 with users of MeowNames.com.

Janus is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Janus was, over the past 30 days, the 4487th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of June 2024, Janus is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Janus was viewed 17 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Janus:

Meaning: (Roman mythology) queen of the Olympian gods who protected marriage; wife and sister of Jupiter; counterpart of Greek Hera
Meaning: (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
Meaning: the act of traveling from one place to another
Meaning: the quality of being just or fair
Meaning: God will add to her.
Meaning: a person who does something thoughtless or annoying

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