Jane

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
EDITOR LISTS
Disney Inspired
Pronunciation
JAYN
Meaning
God is merciful

More info about the name "Jane"

Jane is the active and adventurous lead of the film “Tarzan”. Unlike today’s generation, we don’t find Jane plain at all. On the contrary, we think it’s a venerable, short one syllable name that would sound great in the middle spot. Jane means ‘God’s gracious gift’.Jane originates in Hebrew language and means "God is merciful". It is ultimately derived from the Hebrew masculine name Yochanan, thus it has the same origin as many other names, including Joan and Hannah. Jane has always been one of the most popular names in the English-speaking countries, and in different spelling all over the world. The famous bearer was the English novelist Jane Austen, and the name was also popularized in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. Jane functions as a surname as well.

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Also Spelled Like...

Jayne, Jean, Janie, Janice, Janey, Janet, Janelle, Jana, Janessa, Jayna, Jaina, Jaynie, Jeannette, Genette, Juana, Sinead

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'Jane' in Movies

Orange Is the New Black

Sister Jane Ingalls

Marcella

Jane Colletti

Jane the Virgin

Jane Villanueva

I Feel Pretty (2018)

Jane

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

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The Bold Type

Jane Sloan

Big Little Lies

Jane Chapman

The Terror

Lady Jane Franklin

Wind River (2017)

Jane Banner

Blindspot

Jane Doe

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