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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jene mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jene

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  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Jene is of African origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A submission from Massachusetts, United States says the name Jene means "God Is gracious" and is of French origin.

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Notable Persons Named Jene

Jene was born on August 8th, 1959.

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Jené Morris is a basketball player for the Indiana Fever and Tulsa Shock. She was most prominent from 2010 to present. Jené was born on July 21st, 1987 in San Francisco.

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Jene was born in 1946.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 12 7 5
1916 7 7 0
1917 21 12 9
1918 20 13 7
1919 15 9 6
1920 17 11 6
1921 26 15 11
1922 25 11 14
1923 26 13 13
1924 29 17 12
1925 32 12 20
1926 26 9 17
1927 36 10 26
1928 36 13 23
1929 31 9 22
1930 20 6 14
1931 25 8 17
1932 29 12 17
1933 18 8 10
1934 29 13 16
1935 24 11 13
1936 21 6 15
1937 29 13 16
1938 26 10 16
1939 21 10 11
1940 26 5 21
1941 14 0 14
1942 23 9 14
1943 20 11 9
1944 18 8 10
1945 16 10 6
1946 30 12 18
1947 17 11 6
1948 18 5 13
1949 21 11 10
1950 20 13 7
1951 34 25 9
1952 33 21 12
1953 13 13 0
1954 31 21 10
1955 19 12 7
1956 30 21 9
1957 30 18 12
1958 24 19 5
1959 20 14 6
1960 20 15 5
1961 29 19 10
1962 26 20 6
1963 19 12 7
1964 21 14 7
1965 18 12 6
1966 20 20 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 22 14 8
1969 30 23 7
1970 20 13 7
1971 35 29 6
1972 20 14 6
1973 38 30 8
1974 27 27 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 16 16 0
1977 35 30 5
1978 40 32 8
1979 40 35 5
1980 39 39 0
1981 35 35 0
1982 42 42 0
1983 37 31 6
1984 43 43 0
1985 26 26 0
1986 26 26 0
1987 45 45 0
1988 32 32 0
1989 37 37 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 35 35 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 20 20 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 13 8 5
2002 10 10 0
2003 9 9 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 6 6 0

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Popularity of Jene as a first name

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Popularity of Jene as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Jene

  • How Popular is the name Jene? Jene is the 6,351st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jene have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,218 babies born with the first name Jene in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jene to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jene? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Jene first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jene is Wednesday, May 1st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Jene born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jene was in 1987 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Jene Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jene is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Jene: Your name in reverse order is Enej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enej. How do you pronounce that?

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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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