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


Jane is a ♀ girl’s name.

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 is the meaning of the name Jane?

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 #3194 overall.

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