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Because he (Janaka) was born in an unusual way, the son was called Janaka, and because he was born from the dead body of his father (King Nimi), he was known as Vaideha

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"Because he was born in an unusual way, the son was called Janaka, and because he was born from the dead body of his father, he was known as Vaideha"

Srimad-Bhagavatam

SB Canto 9

Because he was born in an unusual way, the son was called Janaka, and because he was born from the dead body of his father, he was known as Vaideha. Because he was born from the churning of his father's material body, he was known as Mithila, and because he constructed a city as King Mithila, the city was called Mithilā.
SB 9.13.13, Translation:

Because he was born in an unusual way, the son was called Janaka, and because he was born from the dead body of his father, he was known as Vaideha. Because he was born from the churning of his father's material body, he was known as Mithila, and because he constructed a city as King Mithila, the city was called Mithilā.