Jayne

First Name
29k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jayne

"Jayne" is a name of American origin, and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A patronymic surname​ derived from a medieval variant of John.
  2. A female given name, a twentieth century elaborate spelling of Jane.

Notable Persons Named Jayne

Jane Fonda is an actress, writer, and activist. She was most prominent from 1959 to present. Jane was given the name Jayne Seymour Fonda by her parents Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour on December 21st, 1937 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jayne Mansfield was a country and pop actress, singer, playboy playmate, nightclub entertainer, and model. Her career lasted from 1954 to 1967. Jayne was given the name Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19th, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Jayne is also known as Vera Jayne Peers and Vera Palmer. She breathed her last breath on June 29th, 1967.

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Jayne Atkinson is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1985. Jayne was born on February 18th, 1959 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

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Jayne Marie Mansfield Jr. is an actress and model. Jayne was born as the child of 20 on November 8th, 1950 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

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Jayne Meadows was an actress and author. She was most prominent from 1946 to 2009. Jayne was given the name Jane Meadows Cotter on September 27th, 1919 in Wuchang District. She left this life on April 26th, 2015.

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Jayne Kennedy is an actress and sportscaster. She was most active from 1969 to present. Jayne was given the name Jayne Harrison on October 27th, 1951 in , U.S. Jayne is also known as Jayne Kennedy Overton.

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Erika Jayne is a singer-songwriter, dancer, and television personality. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Erika was given the name Erika N. Chahoy on July 10th, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Erika is also known as Erika Girardi.

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Nikki was given the name Samantha Haywood on June 10th, 1985 in Wigan.

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Billy Jayne is an actor, musician, and director. He was most active from 1977 to 2003. Billy was given the name William Jayne on April 10th, 1969 in Queens. Billy is also known as Billy Jacoby and William Jayne.

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Silas was born on July 3rd, 1907. He passed away on July 13th, 1987.

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Robert Jayne is an actor. He was most prominent from 1979 to present. Robert was born in 1973. Robert is also known as Bobby Jacoby.

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Jennifer Jayne was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1948 to 1985. Jennifer was given the name Jennifer Jayne Jones on November 14th, 1931 in Yorkshire. Jennifer is also known as Jones and Jennifer. She breathed her last breath on April 23rd, 2006.

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How popular is the baby name Jayne in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 5 5 0
1906 10 10 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 8 8 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 16 16 0
1912 27 27 0
1913 49 49 0
1914 54 54 0
1915 87 87 0
1916 134 134 0
1917 175 175 0
1918 156 156 0
1919 169 169 0
1920 213 213 0
1921 256 256 0
1922 214 214 0
1923 198 198 0
1924 188 188 0
1925 195 195 0
1926 137 137 0
1927 118 118 0
1928 107 107 0
1929 85 85 0
1930 105 105 0
1931 114 114 0
1932 117 117 0
1933 129 129 0
1934 110 110 0
1935 125 125 0
1936 115 115 0
1937 134 134 0
1938 183 183 0
1939 177 177 0
1940 207 207 0
1941 235 235 0
1942 281 281 0
1943 321 321 0
1944 319 319 0
1945 405 405 0
1946 490 490 0
1947 559 559 0
1948 519 519 0
1949 621 621 0
1950 595 595 0
1951 551 551 0
1952 539 539 0
1953 575 575 0
1954 912 912 0
1955 1,178 1,178 0
1956 1,471 1,471 0
1957 1,525 1,525 0
1958 1,328 1,328 0
1959 1,128 1,128 0
1960 909 909 0
1961 985 980 5
1962 877 877 0
1963 750 750 0
1964 615 610 5
1965 488 488 0
1966 420 420 0
1967 350 350 0
1968 259 259 0
1969 228 228 0
1970 194 189 5
1971 165 165 0
1972 141 141 0
1973 121 121 0
1974 112 112 0
1975 117 117 0
1976 111 111 0
1977 119 119 0
1978 116 116 0
1979 159 159 0
1980 143 143 0
1981 149 149 0
1982 137 137 0
1983 126 126 0
1984 135 130 5
1985 145 140 5
1986 100 93 7
1987 119 119 0
1988 142 142 0
1989 133 133 0
1990 128 128 0
1991 130 130 0
1992 93 93 0
1993 86 86 0
1994 120 120 0
1995 100 100 0
1996 97 97 0
1997 85 85 0
1998 68 68 0
1999 91 91 0
2000 98 98 0
2001 81 81 0
2002 65 65 0
2003 66 66 0
2004 91 91 0
2005 63 63 0
2006 67 67 0
2007 65 65 0
2008 74 74 0
2009 65 65 0
2010 70 70 0
2011 76 76 0
2012 57 57 0
2013 76 76 0
2014 85 85 0
2015 81 81 0
2016 90 90 0
2017 74 74 0

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Popularity of Jayne as a first name

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Popularity of Jayne as a last name

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Common last names for Jayne

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Fisher
  • Thompson
  • Allen
  • Collins

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jayne U.S.
  White 93.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jayne

People with the last name Jayne are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jayne

  • What name lists does Jayne rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Jayne? Jayne is the 1,417th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jayne was the 10,286th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jayne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,597 babies born with the first name Jayne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jayne to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jayne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jayne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jayne is Wednesday, January 23rd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Jayne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jayne was in 1957 with a total of 1,525 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jayne!
  • Random Jayne Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jayne ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 110 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Jayne: Your name in reverse order is Enyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jnaey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jayne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,134 people with the last name Jayne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jayne? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Jayne as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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