Feminine Given Names in DES: Jane

Feminine Given Names in
A Dictionary of English Surnames


Talan Gwynek, Fause Losenge Herald Extraordinary
(Brian M. Scott, scott@math.csuohio.edu)
© 1994 by Brian M. Scott; all rights reserved.

Jane A later fem. of JOHN;see JOAN. The dims. are likely to be fem. in 16°; in 13° and14° they could as well be masc. (and in written record prob. would be, thefem. forms being lightly Latinized as e.g. Janeta).See DECN Janet.
Jane 1473 Hassett
Janet 1562 Salthouse
Jenet 1553 Kitchingman; 1588 Townson
Jennet 1565 Robertshaw

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