Jane 1

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Female Female Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the English name see Jane 2

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic and German name (pronunciation: [ˈjaːnə] (key))

Variant form of Jana (see also -e) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Jana

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Janeson Iceland

Female

Janedóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jane
Genitive: Janes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jane
Genitive: Janen
Partitive: Janea
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jane
Accusative: Jane
Dative: Jane
Genitive: Jane
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jane
Genitive: Janes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jane
Genitive: Janes

Name Days

Norway Norway

21 July

Sweden Sweden

3 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 4,441 people were named Jane 1 (percentage of first or only given name: 87 %) [10]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[11]
10835
n.a.
10834
n.a.
1
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[12]
3143 6904 3130 6890 13 14
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
1414
n.a.
1414 0 0
Greenland Greenland[14]
39 94
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
14 66
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
2360
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jane (f) Sources: [12][11][16][13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jane (f)


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no