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 case, for example: X & Y v Persons Unknown [ 2007] HRLR 4. Well-known cases of unidentified corpses include "Cali Doe" ( 1979) ...

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

Jul 18, 2016 ... The John Doe custom was born out of a strange and long since vanished ... to use John Doe and his female counterpart, Jane, as placeholder names, and ... 4. Nickname. Nicknames were originally called eke names, with the verb eke ... suggests that this F inadvertently became an S sometime in the 15th ...

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

Jun 23, 2018 ... Naming the Nameless: The Internet Tries to Identify John and Jane Does ... The John Doe from the West Virginia woods, a suicide who'd been found with ... Hers was the fourth body found there, and the victims were all similar ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18489552

2008 Jul;53(4):922-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2008.00769.x. Epub 2008 May 16. John and Jane Doe: the epidemiology of unidentified decedents. ... time of death, sometimes referred to as John or Jane Does, is unknown, and little is known ...

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

Jun 4, 1995 ... June 4, 1995, Page 006020 The New York Times Archives ... 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 ... "The newspaper does ivrything f'r us.

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

Aug 20, 2014 ... Unidentified bodies comprised 4 % of the total 3165 cases brought for ... John Doe (male) or Jane Doe (female) refers to unknown persons or the .... S No, Cause of Death, 2008 (n=19), 2009 (n=18), 2010 (n=23), 2011 (n=19) ...

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.quora.com/Who-is-John-Doe-3

'John Doe' and 'Richard Roe' were fictitious names used by eighteenth ... are also known in that country by the name, John Doe (females, Jane Doe). ... How does the DuckDuckGo app/extension protect my privacy? ... Answered Jul 4, 2017.

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 ...