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jane

FORM OF:
janne, johanna, jana
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN > YEHOCHANAN > IōáNNēS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN (יוֹחָנָן) IōáNNēS (Ἰωάννης)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which in turn is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân / Yehochanan which means "graced by Yahweh, God is gracious". There are numerous forms of the name in different languages. This name is part of the largest etymological root of names made up of more than five hundred variations between male and female in different languages. The name “John” had gained popularity among Jews in Judea and Galilee by the time the area became a province of the Roman Empire in 6 A.D. John Hyrcanus was the first king of the Hasmonean Dynasty and was the nephew of Judas Maccabeus. It was the given name of Yochanan ben Zechariah, a Jewish prophet known in English as John the Baptist.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
hannah, joanna, johanne, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jensen, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jensa, jensia, jensigne, jensine, jensmine, jenssine, joana, jeanica, Johana, Javanna, Johane, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeanna, Jeanni, Jeannie, Jeanny, Shanne, Jensina, Jansine, Joanita, Juanitta, Evian
english
janson, wanna, hannah, joanna, shavonne, shevaun, shevon, johanna, joanne, joann, shanene, shauna, seanna, shawna, jean, johnna, johna, shan, genette, janel, janele, janella, janene, janessa, janine, janis, jayna, jennie, jessi, jansen, jensen, jayne, jeni, jeane, jenetta, jeanne, janaya, shon, evanna, evanne, evanny, evana, evonna, evania, seana, Jehane
finnish
hannah, joanna, johanne, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, janine, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jahanna, joana, Juhanna, Juuhanna, Joanina, Jeana, Jeanna, Jensina, Janiina, Janniina, Joenna, Joanita, Evian
german
hannah, johanna, joanne, janina, janine, jeanne, jehanne, ioanna, jensine, joana, janin
greenlandic
johanne, johanna, jensigne, jensine, Juaanna, Juãna, Ujuãna
icelandic
jóhanna, Jóanna, Sjana, Jensína
norwegian
hannah, joanna, johanne, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jensen, jeanne, ioanna, jense, jensenette, jensine, jensy, jentine, joana, Johana, Johane, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeannie, Jensina
swedish
hannah, joanna, johanne, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jensen, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jensa, jensine, joana, Johana, Javanna, Johane, Joanina, Johanina, Johannina, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeanna, Jeanni, Jeannie, Jeanny, Jensina, Jansine, Jen, Joanita, Evian
MASCULINE
danish
johannes, jens, johann, ian, jensenius, jonas, jean
english
evan, sean, shane, shaun, shawn, shayne, jackson, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shaine, yani
finnish
johannes, jens, johann, juhana, juhani, ian, jonas, jean
german
johannes, jens, johann, ian, jonas, Janosch
greenlandic
johannes, jens, ian, jonas
icelandic
jens, jóhann, jóhannes, Ían
norwegian
johannes, jens, johann, ian, jensenius, jensinius, jonas, jean
swedish
johannes, jens, johann, jonas, jean
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
hanna, hanja, hansi, hanne, jeannette, jeanette, jeannine, janet, jenna, janette, janna, jannicke, jannike, janie, jannis, jeanine, hansa, hansigne, hansine, hansina, hanttu, janika, jannicka, jannika, Janica, Janniche, Janicke, Jannica, Jahan, Joan, Janett, Jeanina, Jona, Jonie, Sina, Jannah, Janne, Janni, Jannie
english
gianna, johnie, jacki, sheena, jeannette, jeannie, jeanette, jeannine, jannine, janet, jaynie, jenna, janette, netta, jana, janna, janae, janeka, janelle, janetta, janey, janie, janice, jannis, jeanine, sÌneag, jonelle, jonie, sheenagh, jaci, jan, jaquie, jaqui, jeanetta, jeannetta, janell, jannie, sinead, shanae, jenette, Zanetta, Zanette, Zanitt, JOANIE, Shenna, SIANY, Joan, Joni
finnish
hanna, hansi, hanne, jeannette, jeanette, jeannine, janet, jenna, janette, janna, janetta, janie, jannis, jeanine, jonelle, janika, jannika, Janiika, Janikka, Janakka, Janica, Jannica, Jahan, Joan, Janett, Jeanina, Jonela, Jona, Joni, Jonia, Jony, Jannah, Janne, Janni
german
hanna, hanja, hansi, hanne, gianna, jeannette, jeanette, jeannine, jannine, janet, jenna, janette, jana, janna, jannis, joke, hanke, wanja, hanka, hansine, janka, janika, Janne, hanni, Janita, Jantina, Jantine, Jannina, Jannette, Janett, Johannett, Johannette, Jonna, Sina, Jonah
greenlandic
hanna, jeanette, aansiina, Joan, Janne
icelandic
hanna, jenna, janetta, jannika, hansína, Jóný
norwegian
hanna, hanja, hansi, hanne, jeannette, jeanette, jeannine, janet, jenna, janette, janna, jannicke, jannike, janie, jannis, jeanine, jonelle, handine, hanka, hanken, hansa, hansia, hansine, hansina, hanttu, jannika, Janniche, Janicke, Jannica, Janike, Janikke, Jannikke, Janiche, Joan, Janett, Jeanina, Jona, Joni, Jonia, Jannah, Janne, Janni, Jannie
swedish
hanna, hanja, hansi, hanne, jeannette, jeanette, jeannine, janet, jenna, janette, janna, jannicke, jannike, janetta, janie, jannis, jeanine, jonelle, hansina, hanttu, jeanetta, janika, jannicka, jannika, jeannetta, Janicha, Janicka, Jannicce, Jannicha, Jannikka, Janniqa, Janica, Janniche, Janicke, Jannica, Janike, Janikke, Jannikke, Janiche, Jahan, Joan, Janett, Jeanina, Jonella, Jonela, Jonelia, Yonelle, Jona, Joni, Jonia, Jonie, Jony, Sina, Jannah, Janne, Janni, Jannie

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
african - eastern
yohäna
albanian
gjovana
ancient greek
Ioánna
arabic
yūḥannā, yuwannā
bulgarian
yoana, ioana, yana
catalan
joana
dutch
johanna, joanne, janine
english - african american
shanice, shanika, tajuana, shaniqua, lashawn, shanica
esperanto
johanino
faroese
jensa, jensia, joana, jóhanna, Jóna, Jóanna, Jensina, Joenna, Joanita
filipino
hannah
french
janine, jeanne
galician
XOANA
georgian
ioanna, JANA
greek
Tzovánna, Yiánna, giánna, Iannoúla
hungarian - magyar
johanna
irish
wanna, hannah, shavonne, shevaun, chevonne, shevon, siobhan, seána, evanna, Siobhán
italian
giovanna, iviana
latin
iohanna
latvian
Žanna
lithuanian
janina, joana
macedonian
jovana
old danish
johanna, iohanna
old french
jehanne
old norse
johanna
old swedish
johanna
polish
joanna, janina, asieńka, asiunia, asica, janin
portuguese
joana
romanian
ioana
russian
zhanna, yana, ioanna
sami - lapps
Johánná, Juhánná, Janiinná
scottish
wanna, hannah, jean
serbian
jovana
slovene
Žan
spanish
juana
welsh
sioned, siÂn, evanna, evanne

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
JANE DOE ALICIA KEYS
LADY JANE ANNE VANDERLOVE
JANE LA TARZANE ANNIE CORDY
JANE BARENAKED LADIES
SOLDIER JANE BECK
JANE BEN FOLDS
HURRICANE JANE BLACK KIDS
QUEEN JANE APPROXIMATELY BOB DYLAN
PLAIN JANE BOBBY DARIN
THE DIARY OF JANE BREAKING BENJAMIN
POUR JANE CALI
CALAMITE JANE CAMÉLIA JORDANA
JANE CENTURY
OÙ VALILA JANE DAPHNÉ
THE SONG THAT JANE LIKES DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
CHANSON POUR LADY JANE DAVID MCNEIL
JANE ELF POWER
BALLADE DE LADY JANE FRIDA BOCCARA
JANE GÉRARD LE NORMAN
NÉ NUPHAR-JANE GILLES MÉCHIN
SANS JANE JACQUELINE DULAC
JANE DANS LA NUIT JANE BIRKIN
JE M'APPELLE JANE JANE BIRKIN FEAT. MICKEY 3D
JANE SAYS JANE'S ADDICTION
BALLADE DE LADY JANE JANINE GRENET
CALAMITE JANE JEAN-FRANÇOIS COEN
JANE JEAN-PATRICK CAPDEVIELLE
CALAMITE JANE JEAN-PIERRE HUSER
JANE JEFFERSON STARSHIP
JANE JEFFERSON STARSHIP / BARENAKED LADIES
MERMAID JANE KATY ROSE
BALLAD OF JANE L.A. GUNS
EBONY JANE LE TRIO SILVERSOUND & MARC FOSSET
JANE (JUSQU'AU LONG ADIEU) LES INNOCENTS
SWEET JANE LOU REED
CALAMITE JANE LUCE KLEIN FEAT. JANE
CALAMITE JANE MAYA BARSONY
BABY JANE MICHEL PILON
BALLADE DE LADY JANE MICHÈLE ARNAUD 
JANE DOE NEVER SHOUT NEVER
HAZEY JANE I NICK DRAKE
JANE PATRICK LOISEAU
VOUS SOUVENEZ-VOUS, MISS JANE PETER HOLM
JANE'S DAYBREAK ROBERT HITZ
BABY JANE ROD STEWART
LADY JANE ROLLING STONES
PLAIN JANE SAMMY HAGAR
GUDBUY T'JANE SLADE
AUNT JANE'S SONNY TERRY AND BROWNIE MCGHEE
JUST TELL HIM JANE SAID HELLO SUSANNA & THE ROOMATES .
TARZAN & JANE TARTOY-BOX
LADY JANE THE ROLLING STONES
SWEET JANE THE VELVET UNDERGROUND
KARA JANE THE VINES
TON HÉROS, JANE THOMAS FERSEN
ROMEO AND JANE TONIO K.
TARZAN & JANE TOY-BOX
SWEET JANE VELVET UNDERGROUND

Notable people and personalities​

Jane Adams (born 1921), American Actress
Jane Adams (born 1965), American Actress
Jane Addams (1860–1935), American Nobel Peace Prize-winning
Jane Asher (born 1946), English Actress And Author
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British Novelist
Jane Badler (born 1953), Actress
Jane Birkin (born 1946), Actress And Singer
Jane Bryan (1918–2009), American Actress
Jane Burley (born 1971), Scottish Field Hockey Midfielder
Jane Colden (1724–1766), American Botanist
Jane Curtin (born 1947), American Actress And Comedian
Jane Fonda (born 1937), American Actress
Jane Foole (born ~1558), English Court Jester
Jane Frederick (born 1952), American Heptathlete
Jane Garvey (born 1964), British Radio Presenter
Jane Goldman (born 1970), British Writer And Television Presenter
Jane Goodall (born 1934), English Primatologist
Jane Haist (born 1949), Canadian Discus Thrower And Shot Putter
Jane Hill (born 1936), Australian Politician
Jane Hill (born 1969), British Newsreader
Jane Horney (born 1918), Swedish Spy During Wwii
Jane Kaczmarek (born 1955), American Actress
Jane Krakowski (born 1968), American Actress
Jane Lapotaire (born 1944), English Actress
Jane Lindskold (born 1962), American Author
Jane Loeau (1828–1873), Hawaiian Noble Lady
Jane Louise Curry (born 1932), American Writer
Jane Lynch (born 1960), American Actress
Jane March (born 1973), English Actress
Jane Mcdonald (born 1963), English Singer And Television Star
Jane Mcgrath (1966–2008), Co-founder Of The Mcgrath Foundation
Jane Mcgregor (born 1983), Canadian Actress
Jane Monheit (born 1977), American Singer
Jane Novak (1896–1990), American Actress
Jane Patterson, Canadian Judoka
Jane Pauley (born 1950), American Television Journalist
Jane Pickens, American Singer
Jane Powell (born 1929), American Actress And Singer
Jane Russell (1921–2011), American Actress And Sex Symbol
Jane Salumäe (born 1968), Estonian Long-distance Runner
Jane Seymour (1508–1537), Queen And Wife Of King Henry Viii Of England
Jane Seymour (born 1951), English Actress
Jane Siberry (born 1955), Canadian Singer-songwriter
Jane Taylor (1783–1824), English Poet And Novelist
Jane Taylor (born 1972), English Musician
Jane Wiedlin (born 1958), American Singer And Rhythm Guitarist
Jane Wyman (1917–2007), American Actress And Ex-wife Of President Ronald Reagan
Jane Yolen (born 1939), American Author