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Origin and popularity of the name JAYNE


Jayne : English (Gloucestershire) and Welsh (Monmouthshire): from the Middle English male personal name Jan(e) from Old French Jehan a variant of Johan which gave rise to the common alternative John. Sometimes the name may also arise from the Welsh variant Ieun of Welsh Ieuan likewise equivalent to John (compare Evan).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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