Jane

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #354 in 2013 and #322 in 2014.

Famous People

Jane Fonda (Movie Actress), Jane Seymour (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jane Lynch (Movie Actress,TV Actor,TV Actress), Jane Levy (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jane Krakowski (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jane Kaczmarek (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jane Russell (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jane Curtin (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From French Jeanne, from Old French Jehane, from Medieval Latin Johanna

Meaning(s):

-A woman, often specifically a girlfriend

-( female name -comes from the Hebrew language-); the standard feminine form of John since the 17th century.

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-) that comes from a Middle_English variant of John.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( female name) borrowed from English, less often from Danish or Norwegian.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name), a Danish diminutive of Christiane, Juliane and Mariane, today also associated with the English Jane.

In Estonian

Meaning(s):

-( female name), variant of (Janne), from Johanna.

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( female name) that comes from Johanne, or borrowed from English.