Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Is Gracious
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Jane Boy)

In 2017 the name Jane...

• was given to 1,148 baby girls
• was the 282nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 48% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Utah, Idaho, and Oregon
• was least popular in Montana, Vermont, and Alaska
• was about as popular as Journey and Elaina
Babies Named Jane Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Jane...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1999
• is 87% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 50% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Phyllis, Kay, Ruth, Bruce, Clyde, Alan
• has the most opposite popularity history to Adina, Annalisa, Ilana, Rafael, Francesco, Giuseppe
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jane Per State
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Geographically the name Jane...

• 25% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Quincy, Taylee, Holland, Dallin, Hyrum, Brigham
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Ava, Anna, Riley, Brayden, Noah, Caleb
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Jane by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Jane are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Jane will be the only kid named Jane in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Jane compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Jane rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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