First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: God is gracious; a feminine version of John

First name variations: Jayne, Jain, Jan, 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

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: variant spelling of Jayne.
  2. Catalan (Jané): variant spelling of Catalan Gener ‘January’, from Latin Januarius.

Famous people with this first name: Jane Carrey, Jane Krakowski

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Jim Carrey

This name appears in the following lists: Biblical Names, Cowboys and Cowgirls, Favorite Children's Book/Show Characters, First Ladies, Heroes and Heroines, Opera Singers, Presidents' Kids, Silver Screen

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