First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: God is gracious; a feminine version of John
- Hebrew: Supplanter, substitute; the patron saint of Spain
- Slavic: God is gracious
First name variations: Jayne, Jain, Janie, Jannie, Janet, Janot, Janeth, Janina, Janice, Janyce, Janis, Janith, Janna, Jina, Joan, Joanna, Jo Ann, Johanna, Joann, Joanne, Jovanna, Joni, Janey, Gianina, Giovanna, Juana, Juanita, Sinead, Shena, Sheena, Sine, Seonaid, Jane, Jaymes, Jaime, Jaymie, Jamy, Jaimie, Jamesy, Jameson, Jamey, Jay, Jim, Jimmy, Jimmie, Jimbo, Diego, Giacomo, Seamus, Sheamus, Shamus, Hamish, Santiago, Jaemes, Jaimes, Jaemie, Jaemy, Jaimie, Jame, Jameyel, Jami, Jamia, Jamiah, Jamian, Jamiee, Jamme, Jammey, Jammie, Jammy, Jamye, Jameze, Jamze, Jamieson, Jamison, Jamiesen, Jahn, Jana, Janae, Jann, Jano, Jenda, Jhan, Yan, James
Last name origins & meanings:
- Dutch, Danish, North German, English, Polish, etc.; Czech and
Slovak (Ján): from the personal name Jan, a
vernacular form of Latin Johannes (see John).
- Slovenian: from a pet form of the personal name Janez (see
- Muslim: unexplained.
variant of Zhan.
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