en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe

"John Stiles", "Richard Miles" have been used for the third and ... Jane Poe, John Doe, Richard Roe, Robert Roe, Mark Moe, Larry Loe, ...

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 ... be a treasure trove of diction, but the word thesaurus really does mean "treasure. ... 3. Early thesauruses were really dictionaries. Close-up of the term 'ideal' in a ...

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

Alright, so origin of the term John/Jane Doe has its roots in the old and strange ... Why does the government use John/Jane doe for an unidentified person? ... The "John Doe" custom dates back to the reign of England's King Edward III, during ...

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

Mar 15, 2003 ... Was there a real original 'John Doe' and what was famous enough about him? ... the expressions John Doe and Jane Doe that American authorities use for people ... Suggestions I've seen that it dates back to Edward III's reign in the ... However, it does seem likely that the first names were chosen from the ...

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 ... a Jane Doe,'' he said, “Can you imagine our signing in at a hotel as John and Jane Doe? .... Lanier Y Chapman July 29, 2009 · 3:12 pm.

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.realclearlife.com/crime/naming-nameless-internet-tries-identify-john-jane

Jun 21, 2018 ... The John Doe from the West Virginia woods, a suicide who'd been found ... least in part—out of one man's effort to identify a Jane Doe. .... This Was Martin Luther King Jr.'s Original Name On His Birth Certificate ... 3 days ago.

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 ... More recently, besides John/Jane Doe, certain names have come to ... -3. The specific of John Doe is probably that it rhymes - and John is a very common English name. ... 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).