Name Jane - Meaning and origin

Name Jane - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Courts, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

Of Hebrew origin, the name Jane is derived from the name Jeanne, from Hebrew Yehohanan meaning "God forgive" or "God is merciful".


At the movies, American actress Jane Fonda, actress and singer Jane Birkin, American Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn), actress and American singer Jane Lynch (My Uncle Charlie, Glee).

For the sciences, the famous British primatologist, anthropologist and ethnologist Jane Goodall. She is the first scientist to be interested in the life of primates and her research has greatly changed the man-animal relationship. Jane Colden is an American-born botanist, considered the first woman botanist in the United States.

Jane has for patron saint Joan of Arc.

His character :

Jane is lively, alert and very communicative. An extravert, she shows charm and elegance in everyday life. Very expressive, she is a talented actress able to mimic the faults of others. Lived in spirit, she is able to get out of all situations.


Jeanne, Jeanine, Gianina, Giovanna, Janet, Janick, Janie, Janine, Jeannette, Jenny

His party :

The Jane are celebrated on May 30th.

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