en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe

"John Doe" (for males) and "Jane Doe" (for females) are multiple-use names that are used .... Unlike the United States, the name "John Doe" does not actually appear in the formal name of the ... In cases where a large number of unidentified individuals are mentioned, numbers may be appended, such as "Doe #2" or "Doe II".

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

Frequently, landlords named the fictitious parties in their actions John Doe (the ... to be a treasure trove of diction, but the word thesaurus really does mean " treasure. ... 2. You can call them thesauruses or thesauri. Row of old books lined up.

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

Jun 4, 1995 ... The "average woman" substitutes Jane for Joe or John, but we do not yet have an androgynous name for "the average person. ... It's unlikely that the origin is in a real person named John Doe, but the ... After World War II, George Orwell used the term, again in a ... "The newspaper does ivrything f'r us.

www.dictionary.com/browse/john-doe

John doe definition, an anonymous, average man. ... 2. Also, Jane Doe . An unknown individual, as in The police found a John Doe lying on the street last night ...

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

Jul 29, 2009 ... Voter registration records show seven John Does currently on the rolls in New York ... Doe,'' he said, “Can you imagine our signing in at a hotel as John and Jane Doe? ... Arshad Sherif, M.A., M.Ed. July 29, 2009 · 2:04 pm.

english.stackexchange.com/questions/33866/john-doe-jane-doe-why-are-they-used-many-times

John Doe is very generic, rolls off the tongue, and in colloquy is not easily mistaken for a known person, like "John Smith" might be (there was ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/John+Doe+or+Jane+Doe

Definition of John Doe or Jane Doe in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is John ... a legal term. What does John Doe or Jane Doe mean in law? ... West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2.

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=John%20Doe

a general word for a man(see also Jane Doe) ... "I went to the supermarket to get some John Does and bumped into my date for this evening.. awkward!".

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4190741

Aug 20, 2014 ... John Doe (male) or Jane Doe (female) refers to unknown persons or the unknown dead ... 31-40 yrs, 7, 37, 2, 11, 3, 13, 3, 15.8, 17, 38.6, 32, 26 ... S No, Cause of Death, 2008 (n=19), 2009 (n=18), 2010 (n=23), 2011 (n=19) ...