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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe

"John Doe" , "John Roe" or "Richard Roe" (for men), "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" ( for women), and "Baby Doe", "Janie Doe" or "Johnny Doe" (for children), or just " Doe" or "Roe" are multiple-use names that have two distinct usages. Firstly, and especially in the United States, Canada and Ireland, they may refer to an ...

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 vanished British legal process called an action of ejectment. Under old English common law, the actions landowners could take against squatters or defaulting tenants in court were often too technical and difficult to be of any use. So landlords ...

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 Doe or Jane Doe? Meaning of John Doe or Jane Doe as a legal term. What does John Doe or Jane Doe mean in law?

blog.roblox.com/2017/03/real-backstory-john-doe-jane-doe-myths

March. 21, 2017. by Roblox. Gamers. For many years, there has been lore circulating around John Doe and Jane Doe within the community. This year, we' ve decided that it's time to shed some light about these accounts.

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

According to "What's In A Name?" by Paul Dickson (http://www.amazon.com/ Whats-Name...) this practice dates back to a legal debate in England during the time of King Edward III (1312–1377). The debate was called the "Acts of Ejectment" and involved a hypothetical landowner - "John Doe", who leased land to another ...

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 at least one very famous John Smith, and though that name is commonly equated with anonymity the usage is less formal). The John Doe name itself has a very ...

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

Jun 4, 1995 ... So much for the "average" sense; for the "unknown" sense -- needed by judges to issue warrants for the arrest of someone to be identified later -- we have John Doe, and his female counterpart, Jane Doe. It's easy to see why John, Richard and Jane were chosen -- those have always been among the most ...

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

Mar 15, 2003 ... John Doe. Q From Kevin Webster: I have spent two hours searching the Net for information about the expressions John Doe and Jane Doe that American authorities use for people who cannot be identified. US courts also allow the names to be used by people who do not want to provide their real names in ...

robloxcreepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Horrifying_Story_of_John_Doe_and_Jane_Doe

Chapter 1 - Innocent. Have you heard of the story? The story of the two users... John Doe and Jane Doe? They were quite popular after their strange log out date that remained the exact same for years. Why is this? What happened? And who are the two behind the accounts... I-. It all began near the year 2005, when the two ...