Asked by: Ciaran Nowanski
asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th February, 2020

When was the name Jane popular?

Jane Name Popularity
Position 35, its highest popularity RANKING, was reached in 1946. Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1947 with 9,942 occurrences. In any year, the least number of babies named Jane was 215 in 1880.

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Beside this, is Jane an old name?

The name Jane is a girl's name of English origin meaning "God is gracious". No, we don't consider Jane too plain. A very old name, Jane has been around since Tudor times, in this country moving in and out of fashion. Jane was once so common that it became generic—as in Jane Doe and G.I.

Subsequently, question is, is Jane a good name? Jane is a great name, it's classic, old and unmoveable. A woman named Jane is strong, old fashioned, and clever. That's just been my experience. Jane means "God's grace" or "God is gracious" in Hebrew.

Likewise, people ask, is Jane still a popular name?

Jane is a feminine given name. Joan became more popular in the early to mid-20th century, when it was ranked in the top 500 most popular names given to girls in the United States, but the name has again been displaced by Jane on the popularity charts in the 21st century.

What does Jane name mean?

The name Jane is an English Baby Names baby name. In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Jane is: Jehovah has been gracious. A Feminine form of John.. From the Old French Jehane. Famous Bearers: British novelist Jane Austen (1775-1817) and American actress Jayne Mansfield.

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