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How did January get its name?

The month January is the first month of the year. The name comes from the name of a Greek god, Janus (Ianuarius), the god of the doorway, and the Latin word for door is ianua. (MORE)

What does January mean?

  It is the first month of the calendar as it is now used in the Western world. It wasn't always so; even up to the eighteenth century people celebrated new years at about (MORE)

Why is January called January?

January is named after Janus (Ianuarius), the god of the doorway; the name has its beginnings in Roman mythology, coming from the Latin word for door (ianua) - January is the (MORE)
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Why is it called in January?

The month that is called January gets its name from the ancient Roman god called Janus. This month is sometimes referred to as the doorway or the gateway to the new year.
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Why was the month of January named January?

It originally meant something like first month when there were only 10 months (which is why DECember is the tenth month, NOVember is the ninth, OCTober is the eight etc....) u (MORE)

What celebrities were born on January 8?

Famous people born on January 8 include:   Noah Cyrus (actress, famous sister) - born 2000   Kim Jong-un (North Korean dictator) - born 1983   Gaby Hoffmann (TV ac (MORE)

What are facts about January?

Facts about JANUARY   Most of the world uses the Georgian calendar, which has January as the first month of the year. It is named for Janus, a Roman god. Roman legend has i (MORE)