Name Jane Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jane


Jane is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jane?

Jane is an English variant of the Old French name Jehanne, which derived from the male name Johannes, which is of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Jane mean?

Jane means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jane

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Popularity of the name Jane

The name Jane is ranked #2816 overall.

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