en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe

The name "John Doe" (or "John Doo"), "Richard Roe," along with "John Roe", were regularly invoked in English legal instruments to ...

mentalfloss.com/article/29996/why-are-unidentified-people-called-john-or-jane-doe

Jan 13, 2013 ... The John Doe custom was born out of a strange and long since vanished British legal process called an action of ejectment. Under old English ...

www.quora.com/How-did-the-names-John-Jane-Doe-become-placeholders-for-unknown-and-unidentified-persons

The "John Doe" custom dates back to the reign of England's King ... when you search on Google, they keep your search history forever?

www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-joh2.htm

Mar 15, 2003 ... Q From Kevin Webster: I have spent two hours searching the Net for information about the expressions John Doe and Jane Doe that American ...

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John doe definition, an anonymous, average man. See more. ... Deepen Your Understanding Of Black History With These 10 Essential Terms. The Greatest ...

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Definition of John Doe or Jane Doe in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is John Doe or Jane Doe? Meaning of  ...

www.nytimes.com/1995/06/04/magazine/on-language-who-s-john-doe.html

Jun 4, 1995 ... It's unlikely that the origin is in a real person named John Doe, but the ... the notion that the Eurasian heartland was the pivotal area of history.

cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/29/a-name-only-a-lawyer-could-love

Jul 29, 2009 ... On the Records: A real John Doe in Manhattan has no regrets. ... There is a long history of immigrants changing their names to better assimilate ...

www.etymonline.com/word/john%20doe

Meaning: "any man whose name is not known;" Britain tended to preserve it in the narrower legal sense "name of the fictitious… See more definitions.