Jane Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jayne. Catalan (Jané): variant spelling of Catalan Gener ‘January’, from Latin Januarius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hane, Bane, Jan, Cane, Dane, Jayne, Gane, Janey, Kane, Fane

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Jane Family Origin

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Jane Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Miner

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jane. A less common occupation for the Jane family was Farm Laborer. The most common Jane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Jane's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Jane | Data not to scale

Jane Historical Records

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Jane Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Jane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jane in 1949 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jane

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