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The name Jane is of Old French origin, and is a variation of Joan.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jane has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jane
Use of the Name Jane for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
358,493 108,667 17,414 6,502 3,346 1,338 642
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jane has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jane
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188098215  
188199216  
1882101254  
1883102247  
188498295  
188591330  
1886105306  
1887107288  
188892446  
1889103375  
1890108372  
1891102378  
1892113396  
1893123354  
1894121390  
1895119394  
1896115413  
1897125396  
1898130406  
1899128382  
1900128496  
1901150325  
1902142389  
1903143381  
1904142394  
1905151393  
1906140438  
1907124526  
1908130531  
1909116627  
1910116706  
191197936  
1912901,385  
1913811,753  
1914712,341  
1915693,261  
1916623,826  
1917554,256  
1918534,726  
1919534,521  
1920485,048  
1921475,191  
1922554,799  
1923554,919  
1924535,110  
1925534,873  
1926564,639  
1927604,708  
1928624,399  
1929624,351  
1930554,575  
1931504,530  
1932484,351  
1933474,371  
1934484,359  
1935434,644  
1936424,716  
1937424,699  
1938444,783  
1939464,775  
1940475,089  
1941465,085  
1942465,715  
1943446,018  
1944416,563  
1945367,635  
1946358,951  
1947369,930  
1948398,782  
1949418,713  
1950398,958  
1951438,920  
1952429,317  
1953438,896  
1954498,350  
1955508,331  
1956508,246  
1957567,787  
1958617,178  
1959666,875  
1960676,583  
1961726,357  
1962736,113  
1963755,767  
1964934,568  
1965953,935  
19661113,212  
19671272,732  
19681452,197  
19691701,884  
19702021,600  
19712301,298  
19722381,157  
1973259964  
1974288834  
1975300781  
1976322695  
1977318742  
1978327699  
1979326718  
1980312773  
1981314758  
1982291838  
1983298780  
1984325721  
1985335706  
1986357664  
1987359662  
1988343714  
1989325778  
1990348766  
1991364707  
1992395652  
1993370687  
1994367706  
1995417618  
1996407639  
1997403646  
1998415637  
1999438616  
2000436646  
2001422669  
2002416693  
2003430696  
2004460642  
Totals:  358,493 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jane as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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