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Jane Meaning


What does Jane mean?

The name Jane is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Jane is "G-d is gracious".

Jane is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jane.

The Given Name Jane

Jane is a form of John. See John for further details.

The name Jane, has a wonderfully enchanting quality.

An elegant name, Jane possesses great character.

Wrap it up and take it home, Jane may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jane Addams, and Jane Andrews.

Jane Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 291 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,123 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 279 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,156 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Jane has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jane Name Popularity Page.

Jane Related Names

Jane is a form of John.

Variants of the name Jane include Janice, Janita, Janiya, Janiyah, Jannelle, Jayne.

The names Cianna, Geovana, Geovanni, Geovanny, Giana, Gianina, Gianna, Giannes, Gianni, Giannino, Janeka, Janel, Janele, Janell, Janella, Janelle, Janessa, Janet, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Jania, Janiah, Janiene, Janka, Janna, Jannah, Jannike, Jannina, Jannine, Jannis, Jansje, Jantine, Jeanina, Jenina, Jennae, Jennine, Jianna, Jineen, Sian are all forms of Jane.

Jane has the diminutives (nicknames) Janey, Janie, Jayna, Jaynie.

Famous Janes

  • Jane ~ English Queen (1553)
  • Jane Addams ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1931
  • Jane Andrews ~ Anne of Green Gables character
  • Jane Austen ~ Writer
  • Jane Bennet ~ Pride and Prejudice character
  • Jane Birkin ~ Actress
  • Jane Campion ~ Film Director
  • Jane Curtin ~ Actress
  • Jane Darwell ~ Actress
  • Jane Eyre ~ Jane Eyre character
  • Jane Fairfax ~ Emma character
  • Jane Fonda ~ Actress
  • Jane Goodall ~ Scientist
  • Jane Irwin Harrison ~ U. S. First Lady (1841)
  • Jane Kaczmarek ~ Actress
  • Jane Krakowski ~ Actress
  • Jane Lynch ~ Actress
  • Jane Pierce ~ U. S. First Lady (1853-1857)
  • Jane Porter ~ Tarzan of the Apes character
  • Jane Seymour ~ Actress
  • Jane Wyatt ~ Actress
  • Jane Wyman ~ Actress

Jane Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Jane.

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Jane Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jane in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jane.

Just for fun, see the name Jane in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jane in Nautical Flags page.