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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe

The names "John Doe" or "John Roe" for men, "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" for women, "Johnny ... Other fictitious names for a person involved in litigation under English law were John-Noakes, or John Noakes/Nokes and John-a-Stiles/John Stiles. ... Unlike in the United States the name (John) Doe does not actually appear in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is commenced. Commonly this person is identified as "John Doe" or " Jane Doe". ... This article does not cite any sources. ... contrived names such as John Doe in the title of proceedings and identify the person's role in the lawsuit in the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placeholder_name

Placeholder names are words that can refer to objects or people whose names are temporarily .... In the United States and Canada, John Doe and the variations Jane Doe (for females) ... Main article: indefinite and fictitious numbers ... 1A1 (a real postal code for Lower Battery Road, St. John's, Newfoundland) and K1A 0B2  ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/John+Doe+lawsuit

What does John Doe lawsuit mean in law? ... If no substitution of a real name for a Doe has been made by the time of trial, usually the fictitious defendants are ...

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

A fictitious name used to identify an unknown man or body. ... "I went to the supermarket to get some John Does and bumped into my date for this evening..

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

Feb 15, 2012 ... The John Doe custom was born out of a strange and long since ... Frequently, landlords named the fictitious parties in their actions John Doe (the ... 3. THE DICTIONARY WASN'T THE ONLY THING JOHNSON WROTE.

www.dictionary.com/browse/john-doe

a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a male party whose true name is not ... 3. of or for an unknown person; using the name John Doe to stand for an ...

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Oct 21, 2010 ... fictitious defendant; (3) the plaintiff was ignorant of the true identity ... can file under John Doe when he does not know the name of the.

www.registryofpseudonyms.com/an_anonymous_or_unknown_person.html

Jackie Joe Jane Doe Jane Poe Jane Roe Joe Bloggs Joe Public John Doe ... The name 'John Doe' for males, 'Jane Doe' for females, or the ... early as the reign of King Edward III (1312–1377), 'John Doe' sometimes spelled 'Doo', along with ... John Doe was the name given to the fictitious lessee of the plaintiff, in the mixed ...