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What does Jayne mean?

Jayne Pronunciation of Jayne 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.




VARIANTS Joan, Jaine

RELATIONS VIA JANE Gene, Jaina, Jainee, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janene, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janey, Jania, Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Janna, Jannel, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Jenie, Jinna, Joana, Joanna, Joni, Jonie, Juana, Shene

(female) Jine, ..

(male) Jayre, ..

Jayne Aditi (J.A.), ..

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)

Jayne was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #273 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayne name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jayne outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Jayne rated in the Top 2000 are Gene, Jaina (#1844 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Jan, Jana (#917), Janae (#1071), Jane (#279), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janet (#1421), Janeth, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1406), Janie (#1457), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Joan (#1830), Joana, Joanna (#248), Joni and Juana (#1738). These forms of Jayne were favored 9 decades ago (USAGE OF 5.4%) and have become much less widespread since (USAGE 0.2%, DOWN 96%), with forms like Jeanie becoming less fashionable. Joanna is more familiar than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayne, Gene, Jaina, Jan, Jana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janae, Jane, Janean, Janee, Janeen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janel, Janene, Janet, Janeth, Janey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jania, Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janis, Janise, Janna, Janney, Jayna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Joan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joana, Joanna, Joni, Juana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jayne is alike in pronunciation to Jann, Janne, Jeane, Jen, Jenn, Jenne, Jin, Joane, Joann, Joanne, Joeanne, Jone, Joyann, Joyanne, June, Jyn and Zhane. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alayne, Brayne, Dane, Danne, Dayne, Dwayne, Elayne, Faune, Fawne, Hanne, Jacee, Jacie, Jade, Jadee, Jadyn, Jae, Jaena, Jaide, Jaime, Jalyn, Jamee, Jamie, Janea, Jannae, Jannet, Jannie, Janyce, Jarae, Jay, Jaya, Jaycie, Jayda, Jayde, Jayden, Jaye, Jayel, Jaylee, Jaylene, Jayme, Jaymee, Jaymie, Jazmyne, Jolyne, Joyce, Joyse, Julyne (see Julia), Keyne, Laine, Lane, Layne, Marne, Nadyne, Paine, Payne, Raene, Raine, Rayne and Shayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jayne.

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