What does Jayne mean?
Jayne /jay-ne/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Jayne means "God is gracious". Jayne is a version of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Compare surname Jaehne.
Jayne▼ has 22 more related variations via Jane: Jaina, Jainee, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae▼, Janee, Janel▼, Janene, Janet▼, Janey, Janie▼, Janine▼, Janna▼, Jannel, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie and Jeanne▼.Kreatif forms: Jafne, Jayje, Jene. [more]
How popular is Jayne?
Jayne is a very popular first name for women (#636 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9523 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Jayne for girls. Jayne was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #288 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent related forms of Jayne rated in the Top 1000 are Jan, Jana, Janae (#932 the previous year), Jane (#322), Janel, Janet, Janie, Janine, Janna, Jeanne and Joan. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6371%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0622%, down 90.2%), with forms like Janae, Janet, Janna, Jayne and Jeanne falling out of fashion. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Jayne and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jayne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jann, Janne, Jeane▼, Jenne, Joane, Joanne▼, Jone and June▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Dayne, Jaena, Jaime▼, Jamee, Jamie▲, Janea, Jannae, Jannie▼, Jayde▼, Jaye, Jayme▼, Jaymee, Jaymie, Layne, Payne and Rayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jayne.