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Jane is a feminine given name. It is the
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
form of the
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name Jehanne, which was an old feminine form of the male name Johannes or Ioannes (also the source of the English name
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), a
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form of the
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name (Iōannēs), which is derived from the
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name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan), a short form of the name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan), meaning "
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is merciful".Behind the Name
/ref> The name was first used in large numbers in the mid-16th century for the daughters of aristocrats as an alternative to the more commonplace Joan. The two names have alternated popularity. In the early 19th century, Jane was again seen as a name with a certain amount of glamour. Joan became more popular in the early to mid-20th century, when it was ranked in the top 500 most popular names given to girls in the United States, but the name has again been displaced by Jane on the popularity charts in the 21st century.


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Alternate forms include: *Asia (
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,
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Italian
) *Gianna (
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Italian
) *Gianetta (
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Italian
) *Giannetta (
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Italian
) *Giannina (
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Italian
) *Giovanna (
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Italian
) *Hana (
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) *Janka (
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) *Hanne (
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German
) *Hannele (
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) *Hannie (
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) *Hansine (
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German
) *Hansje, Hanna, Hannie (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Ioana (
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) *Ioanna (
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,
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) *Ionna (
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) *Ionela (
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) *Iva (,
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Portuguese
) *Ivana (
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,
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* Croatia (disambiguation) * Serbo-Croatian (di ...
) *Ivanna (
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, ) *Ivanka (
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) *Ivanka (
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, ) *Jaana (
Finnish Finnish may refer to: * Something or someone from, or related to Finland * Finnish culture * Finnish people or Finns, the primary ethnic group in Finland * Finnish language, the national language of the Finnish people * Finnish cuisine See also

...
) *Jaapje (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jana (
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, Latvian,
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,
Slovak Slovak may refer to: * Something from, related to, or belonging to Slovakia (''Slovenská republika'') * Slovaks, a Western Slavic ethnic group * Slovak language, an Indo-European language that belongs to the West Slavic languages * Slovak, Arkans ...
, Albanian) *Janae (,
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English
) *Janeczka (
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) *Jane (
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* * La ...
) *Jane (
CircassianCircassian may refer to: * Pertaining to Circassia, a formerly independent country located in present-day European Russia ** Circassian coast, on the Black Sea * Circassians, also known as Adyghe people ** Circassian beauties, an idealized image of ...
: Жьанэ and Джэнэ) *Janelle (
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American
) *Janes (
Danish Danish may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to the country of Denmark * A national or citizen of Denmark, also called a "Dane", see Demographics of Denmark * Danish people or Danes, people with a Danish ancestral or ethnic identity * Danis ...
,
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
,
Finnish Finnish may refer to: * Something or someone from, or related to Finland * Finnish culture * Finnish people or Finns, the primary ethnic group in Finland * Finnish language, the national language of the Finnish people * Finnish cuisine See also

...
,
Swedish Swedish or ' may refer to: * Anything from or related to Sweden, a country in Northern Europe * Swedish language, a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Sweden and Finland * Swedish alphabet, the official alphabet used by the Swedish langua ...
) *Janet (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
, Scots) *Janete (
Portuguese Portuguese may refer to: * anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Portugal ** Portuguese cuisine, traditional foods ** Portuguese language, a Romance language *** Portuguese dialects, variants of the Portuguese language ** Portug ...

Portuguese
) *Janice (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
,
Portuguese Portuguese may refer to: * anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Portugal ** Portuguese cuisine, traditional foods ** Portuguese language, a Romance language *** Portuguese dialects, variants of the Portuguese language ** Portug ...

Portuguese
) *Janica (
Czech Czech may refer to: * Anything from or related to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A countr ...
) *Janina (
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) *Janine (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
,
Portuguese Portuguese may refer to: * anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Portugal ** Portuguese cuisine, traditional foods ** Portuguese language, a Romance language *** Portuguese dialects, variants of the Portuguese language ** Portug ...

Portuguese
) *Janka (
Czech Czech may refer to: * Anything from or related to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A countr ...
,
HungarianHungarian may refer to: * Hungary, a country in Central Europe * Kingdom of Hungary, state of Hungary, existing between 1000 and 1946 * Hungarians, ethnic groups in Hungary * Hungarian algorithm, a polynomial time algorithm for solving the assignmen ...
) *Janna (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
,
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
,
Swedish Swedish or ' may refer to: * Anything from or related to Sweden, a country in Northern Europe * Swedish language, a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Sweden and Finland * Swedish alphabet, the official alphabet used by the Swedish langua ...
) *Janne (
Norwegian Norwegian, Norwayan, or Norsk may refer to: *Something of, from, or related to Norway, a country in northwestern Europe *Norwegians, both a nation and an ethnic group native to Norway *Demographics of Norway *The Norwegian language, including the t ...
) *Janneke (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Janneth ( Scots) *Jannetje (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jannie (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jannike (
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) *Janotje (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jans (
Hebrew Hebrew (, , or ) is a Northwest Semitic languages, Northwest Semitic language of the Afroasiatic languages, Afroasiatic language family. Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites, Judeans and their ancestors. It is the o ...
) *Jansje (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jante (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jantina (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jantine (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jantje (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Januszy ( Slavic) *Jasia (
Polish Polish may refer to: * Anything from or related to Poland Poland ( pl, Polska ), officially the Republic of Poland ( pl, Rzeczpospolita Polska, links=no ), is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Pol ...
) *Jayna (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Jayne (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Jean (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
, Scots) *Jeanette () *Jeanna (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Jeanne () *Jeannie (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
, Scots) *Jehanne () *Jenica (
Romanian Romanian may refer to: *anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Romania Romania ( ; ro, România ) is a country at the crossroads of Central Europe, Central, Eastern Europe, Eastern and Southeast Europe, Southeastern Euro ...
) *Jenka (
Czech Czech may refer to: * Anything from or related to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A countr ...
) *Jenne (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Jennet ( Scots) *Jenni (
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English
) *Jennie (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Jenny (
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English
) *Jenjira (
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) *Jensine (
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,
Norwegian Norwegian, Norwayan, or Norsk may refer to: *Something of, from, or related to Norway, a country in northwestern Europe *Norwegians, both a nation and an ethnic group native to Norway *Demographics of Norway *The Norwegian language, including the t ...
) *Jerneese ( Puerto Rican) *Jinn (
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) *Jinty ( Scots) *Joan (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
,
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) *Joana (
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,
Portuguese Portuguese may refer to: * anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Portugal ** Portuguese cuisine, traditional foods ** Portuguese language, a Romance language *** Portuguese dialects, variants of the Portuguese language ** Portug ...

Portuguese
) *Joanka (
Polish Polish may refer to: * Anything from or related to Poland Poland ( pl, Polska ), officially the Republic of Poland ( pl, Rzeczpospolita Polska, links=no ), is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Pol ...
) *Joanna (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
,
Polish Polish may refer to: * Anything from or related to Poland Poland ( pl, Polska ), officially the Republic of Poland ( pl, Rzeczpospolita Polska, links=no ), is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Pol ...
) *Joanne (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Joannia (
Manx Manx (; formerly sometimes spelled Manks) is an adjective (and derived noun) describing things or people related to the Isle of Man: * Manx people **Manx surnames * Isle of Man It may also refer to: Languages * Manx language, also known as Manx ...
) *Joasia (
Polish Polish may refer to: * Anything from or related to Poland Poland ( pl, Polska ), officially the Republic of Poland ( pl, Rzeczpospolita Polska, links=no ), is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Pol ...
) *Johana (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Johanka (
Czech Czech may refer to: * Anything from or related to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A countr ...
) *Johanna (
Czech Czech may refer to: * Anything from or related to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A countr ...
,
Danish Danish may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to the country of Denmark * A national or citizen of Denmark, also called a "Dane", see Demographics of Denmark * Danish people or Danes, people with a Danish ancestral or ethnic identity * Danis ...
,
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
,
German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law * German language The German la ...

German
,
Norwegian Norwegian, Norwayan, or Norsk may refer to: *Something of, from, or related to Norway, a country in northwestern Europe *Norwegians, both a nation and an ethnic group native to Norway *Demographics of Norway *The Norwegian language, including the t ...
,
Swedish Swedish or ' may refer to: * Anything from or related to Sweden, a country in Northern Europe * Swedish language, a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Sweden and Finland * Swedish alphabet, the official alphabet used by the Swedish langua ...
,
HungarianHungarian may refer to: * Hungary, a country in Central Europe * Kingdom of Hungary, state of Hungary, existing between 1000 and 1946 * Hungarians, ethnic groups in Hungary * Hungarian algorithm, a polynomial time algorithm for solving the assignmen ...
) *Jóhanna (
Icelandic Icelandic refers to anything of, from, or related to Iceland and may refer to: *Icelandic people *Icelandic language *Icelandic alphabet *Icelandic cuisine See also

* Icelander (disambiguation) * Icelandic Airlines, a predecessor of Icelandai ...
) *Johanne (
Danish Danish may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to the country of Denmark * A national or citizen of Denmark, also called a "Dane", see Demographics of Denmark * Danish people or Danes, people with a Danish ancestral or ethnic identity * Danis ...
,
Norwegian Norwegian, Norwayan, or Norsk may refer to: *Something of, from, or related to Norway, a country in northwestern Europe *Norwegians, both a nation and an ethnic group native to Norway *Demographics of Norway *The Norwegian language, including the t ...
) *Johanneke (
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
) *Johna (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Johnet (
Manx Manx (; formerly sometimes spelled Manks) is an adjective (and derived noun) describing things or people related to the Isle of Man: * Manx people **Manx surnames * Isle of Man It may also refer to: Languages * Manx language, also known as Manx ...
) *Johnna (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Johnnie (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Joan (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Joina (
Danish Danish may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to the country of Denmark * A national or citizen of Denmark, also called a "Dane", see Demographics of Denmark * Danish people or Danes, people with a Danish ancestral or ethnic identity * Danis ...
) *Jóna (
Icelandic Icelandic refers to anything of, from, or related to Iceland and may refer to: *Icelandic people *Icelandic language *Icelandic alphabet *Icelandic cuisine See also

* Icelander (disambiguation) * Icelandic Airlines, a predecessor of Icelandai ...
) *Jone (
Basque Basque may refer to: * Basques The Basques ( or ; eu, euskaldunak ; es, vascos ; french: basques ) are a Southern European ethnic group, characterised by the Basque language, a Basque culture, common culture and shared genetic ancestry to th ...
) *Jonee (
Manx Manx (; formerly sometimes spelled Manks) is an adjective (and derived noun) describing things or people related to the Isle of Man: * Manx people **Manx surnames * Isle of Man It may also refer to: Languages * Manx language, also known as Manx ...
) *Joney (
Manx Manx (; formerly sometimes spelled Manks) is an adjective (and derived noun) describing things or people related to the Isle of Man: * Manx people **Manx surnames * Isle of Man It may also refer to: Languages * Manx language, also known as Manx ...
) *Jonie (
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
) *Jovana ( sr, Јована) *Jovanka ( sr, Јованка) *Juana (
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) *Jutta (
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) *Seanna (
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English
) *Seini ( Tongan) *Seona ( Scots) *Seonag (
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) *Shana (
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) *Shauna (
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) *Shavonne (
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) *Shawn (
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People with this name


Arts

* Jhane Barnes, fashion designer ("h" added as adult) *
Jane Burden Jane Morris (née Burden, 19 October 1839 – 26 January 1914) was an English embroiderer in the Arts and Crafts movement and artists' model who embodied the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Pre-Raphaelite ideal of beauty. She was a model and m ...

Jane Burden
(1839–1914), pre-Raphaelite model and muse *
Jane Antonia Cornish Jane Antonia Cornish is an English composer. She is based in New York City, and focuses on contemporary classical music. Early life and education Cornish grew up in Kent, England, where she studied violin, piano and composition from an early age ...
(born 1975), British Contemporary classical music composer *
Jane Dyer Jane Dyer (born 1949) is an American author and illustrator of more than fifty books, including Amy Krouse Rosenthal's ''Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons, Cookies'' series and Jeanne Birdsall's ''Lucky and Squash''. Background Dyer grew up in Ne ...
, children's book illustrator *
Jane Frank Jane Schenthal Frank (born Jane Babette Schenthal) (July 25, 1918 – May 31, 1986) was an American multidisciplinary artist, known as a painter Painting is the practice of applying paint Paint is any pigmented liquid, liquefiable, ...
(1918–1986), American artist * Jane Kelly (born 1956), artist and journalist


Crime

* Jane Andrews, murderer of Tom Cressman *Murder of Jane Britton, Jane Britton (1945–1969), female murder victim


Entertainment

*Jane Adams (actress, born 1965), Jane Adams (born 1965), American actress *Jane Poni Adams, "Poni" Adams (born 1921), American actress *Jane Asher (born 1946), English actress and author *Jane Badler (born 1953), actress *Jane Birkin (born 1946), actress and singer *Jane Bryan (1918–2009), American actress *Jane Curtin (born 1947), American actress and comedian *Jane De Leon (born 1998), Filipina actress *Jane de Wet (born 1996), South African actress *Jane Fonda (born 1937), American actress, former fitness instructor, and daughter of actor Henry Fonda *Jane Foole (fl. 1558), English court jester *Jane Garvey (broadcaster), Jane Garvey (born 1964), British radio presenter *Jane Goldman (born 1970), British writer and television presenter; wife of Jonathan Ross *Ellie Goulding (born 1986 as Elena Jane Goulding), British singer *Jane Kaczmarek (born 1955), American actress *Jane Krakowski (born 1968), American actress *Jane Lapotaire (born 1944), English actress *Jane Leeves (born 1961), English actress *Jane Lynch (born 1960), American actress *Jane March (born 1973), English actress *Jane Maas (1932–2018), American advertising executive and author *Jane McDonald (born 1963), English singer and television star *Jane McGrath (actress), Jane McGrath (born 1988), Irish actress *Jane McGregor (born 1983), Canadian actress *Jane Monheit (born 1977), American singer *Jane Novak (1896–1990), American actress *Jane Pickens Langley, Jane Pickens, American singer and leader of The Pickens Sisters *Jane Powell (1929–2021), American actress, singer and dancer *Jane Russell (1921–2011), American actress and sex symbol *Jane Seymour (actress), Jane Seymour (born 1951), English actress *Jane Siberry (born 1955), Canadian singer/songwriter, has changed her name to "Issa" *Jane Taylor (musician), Jane Taylor (born 1972), English musician *Jane Wiedlin (born 1958), American singer and rhythm guitarist, sometime member of the Go-Go's *Jane Winton (1905–1959), American actress, writer, dancer, painter and opera Soprano *Jane Withers (1926–2021), American actress, model and singer *Jane Wyatt (1910–2006), American actress *Jane Wyman (1917–2007), American actress and ex-wife of President Ronald Reagan *Jane Zhang (born 1984), Chinese singer-songwriter


History

*Calamity Jane (1852–1903), U.S. frontierswoman *Jane Addams (1860–1935), American Nobel Peace Prize-winning social worker and co-founder of Hull House *Jane Digby (1807–1881), English adventurer *Jane Horney (born 1918), Swedish spy during WWII *Jane Roe, alias of Norma McCorvey, Norma Leah McCorvey, plaintiff in the landmark 1973 ''Roe v. Wade'' Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States


Literature

*Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist, known for ''Emma'' and ''Pride and Prejudice'' *Jane T. H. Cross (1817–1870), American author *Jane Louise Curry (born 1932), American writer *Jane Lindskold (born 1962), American author *Jane Suiter, Irish journalist and academic *Jane Taylor (poet), Jane Taylor (1783–1824), English poet and novelist *Jane Wilde Hawking (born 1944), ex-wife of Stephen Hawking *Jane Yolen (born 1939), American author *Jane Hamilton (born 1957), American author *Jane Eaton Hamilton (born 1954), Canadian author


News media

*Jane Elliott (born 1933), American civil rights activist, known for "Blue eyes–Brown eyes" exercise. *Jane Grant (1892–1972) American journalist *Jane Hill (born 1969), British newsreader *Jane Kramer (born 1938), American journalist *Jane Pauley (born 1950), American television journalist *Jane Pratt (born 1962), American magazine editor and publisher


Politics

*Jane Harman (born 1945), member of the United States House of Representatives, representing California's 36th congressional district *Jane Hill (politician), Jane Hill (born 1936), Australian politician *Florence Jane Short (aka Rachel Peace) (1881 – ''died after'' 1932), British feminist and suffragette *Jenny (Jane) Kenney (1884–1961) also known as Jennie, British suffragette and Montessori teacher


Religion

*Jane Elizabeth Faulding (1843–1904), British Protestant Christian missionary *Jane Frances de Chantal (1572–1641), French saint


Royalty and nobility

*Jane Loeau (1828–1873), Hawaiian noble lady *Lady Jane Grey (1537–1554), Queen of England, also known as "Jane of England" *Jane Seymour (1508–1537), Queen and wife of King Henry VIII of England *Jane Spencer, Baroness Churchill (1826–1900) *Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford (1505–1542) *Jane Wharton, 7th Baroness Wharton (1706–1761) *Jane Fellowes, Baroness Fellowes (born 1957) *Jane Lane, Lady Fisher (1626–1689), played a heroic role in the escape of Charles II in 1651


Science

*Jane Ammons (born 1953), American industrial engineer *Jane Colden (1724–1766), American botanist *Jane F. Gentleman, Jane Forer Gentleman, American and Canadian statistician *Jane Goodall (born 1934), English primatologist, known for studying chimpanzees and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute *Jane Lord Hersom (1840-1928), American physician, suffragist *Jane Hutton, British statistician *Jane Loevinger, (1918-2008), American developmental psychologist *Jane McGrath (1966–2008), co-founder of the McGrath Foundation


Sport

*Jane Burley (born 1971), Scottish field hockey midfielder *Jane Cederqvist (born 1945), Swedish female swimmer *Jane Frederick (born 1952), American heptathlete *Jane Haist (born 1949), Canadian discus thrower and shot putter *Jane Joseph (cricketer), Jane Joseph, Trinidadian cricketer *Jane Katz (born 1943), American Olympic swimmer *Jane Patterson, Canadian judoka *Jane Salumäe (born 1968), Estonian long-distance runner *Jayne Torvill (born 1957), British ice-dancer and 1984 Olympic gold medalist with partner Christopher Dean


Fictional Janes


In law

Jane Doe or Jane Roe is used in American law as a placeholder name for anonymous or unknown female participants in legal proceedings. "Jane Roe" was the legal pseudonym used by Norma McCorvey when she was plaintiff in the landmark American case Roe v. Wade. Jane Doe is used in United States police investigations when the identity of a female victim is unknown or incorrect, and by hospitals to refer to a female corpse or patient whose identity is unknown.


Characters in animation

* Jane Doe, on the animated series ''List of characters in Camp Lazlo#Ms. Jane Doe, Camp Lazlo'' *Jane Jetson, from the animated series ''The Jetsons'' *Jane Lane (Daria), Jane Lane, on the television show ''Daria'' * Jane Dickey, on the short-lived series ''Welcome to Eltingville''


Comic book characters

*Jane Foster (comics), Jane Foster, a Marvel Comics character *Painkiller Jane, a comic book character that spawned a made-for-TV movie and a TV series


Characters in literature

*Jane (Ender's Game), Jane, an AI character first introduced in Orson Scott Card's ''Speaker for the Dead'' *Jane of the Volturi Coven, with a more powerful twin brother named Alec, both in the book series "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer. *Jane Crocker, a character in the webcomic ''Homestuck'' by Andrew Hussie *Dick and Jane, characters by Zerna Sharp *Jane (Ender's Game), Jane, an entity resembling modern conceptions of AI, from the ''Ender's Game'' series * Jane, in ''Jane and the Dragon'' franchise * Jane, any of three characters in Cecil Castellucci#The P.L.A.I.N. Janes (2007), ''The P.L.A.I.N. Janes'', 2007 comic & sequels, by Cecil Castellucci *Jane, Wendy Darling's daughter from J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan mythos; Jane was also the central character in the Disney ''Peter Pan'' movie sequel, ''Return to Neverland'' *Jane Banks, one of Mary Poppins (book series)#Banks children, the Banks' children in the ''Mary Poppins'' books, film, and stage musical *Jane Bennet, in Pride and Prejudice#Jane Bennet, ''Pride and Prejudice'', the eldest sister of the Bennet family *Jane Eyre (character), Jane Eyre, the titular character of a famous novel by Charlotte Brontë and several film adaptations * Jane Gallagher, a character in ''The Catcher in the Rye'', one of the few girls whom Holden both respects and finds attractive *Baby Jane Hudson, the titular character in ''What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (novel), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?'' *Miss Marple (first name Jane), an amateur detective created by Agatha Christie *Jane Porter (Tarzan), Jane Porter, the sweetheart of Tarzan *List of The Power of Five characters#Jayne Deverill, Jayne Deverill, a Yorkshire witch in the ''Power of Five'' series by Anthony Horowitz *That Hideous Strength#Characters, Jane Studdock, protagonist in ''That Hideous Strength'' by C.S. Lewis


Characters in TV, film, and theater

* Jane (7th Heaven), Jane, on ''7th Heaven'' *Jane Sloan, from the TV series ''The Bold Type'' *Jane Christie, from the TV series ''Coupling (TV series) (disambiguation), Coupling'' *Jane Beale (previously Collins), from the BBC soap opera ''EastEnders'' *Jayne Cobb, a male character on the sci-fi series ''Firefly'' *''G.I. Jane'', a 1997 war movie, with Demi Moore in the leading role *Jane Mancini, on ''Melrose Place'' and the Melrose Place (2009 TV series), 2009 remake *Jane Vaughn (Degrassi character), Jane Vaughn, in ''Degrassi: The Next Generation'' * List of Jane the Virgin characters#Jane Villanueva, Jane Gloriana Villanueva, main character of television series ''Jane the Virgin'' *Jane Margolis, in the television series ''Breaking Bad'' *Jane Rizzoli, in the television series ''Rizzoli & Isles'' *Jane Hopper, also known as Eleven, a main character in the Netflix series ''Stranger Things'', portrayed by Millie Bobby Brown


Characters in video games

*Jane, List of minor Tekken characters#Jane, a minor female character in the ''Tekken'' video game series *Jane Shepard, a playable female version of Commander Shepard in the Role-playing game, role-playing third-person shooter ''Mass Effect'' series; "Jane Shepard" is the default name for any new female Shepard character that is built in-game, although any name can be entered *Jane Doe, a male character most commonly known as "The Soldier" in the popular class-based shooter game ''Team Fortress 2''


In technology

* Jane, an available voice on devices from TomTom


See also

*Jane (disambiguation) *Janes, the surname *Janie (given name), Janie *Jayne *Jayna *Plain Jane (disambiguation) *Jaine


Notes

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