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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 ...

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

Feb 15, 2012 ... Most U.S. jurisdictions continue to use John Doe and his female counterpart, Jane, as placeholder names, and will bring in Roe if two ...

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

The "John Doe" custom dates back to the reign of England's King Edward III, during the legal debate over something called the Acts of Ejectment. This debate  ...

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 ... It's unlikely that the origin is in a real person named John Doe, but the ...

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  ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/John_Doe

John Doe (plural John Does). A fictitious name used in legal documents for ... Antonyms[edit]. Jane Doe (an unknown female); Jane Roe (an unknown female)  ...

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 ...

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

Mar 15, 2003 ... Q From Kevin Webster: I have spent two hours searching the Net for information about the expressions John Doe and Jane Doe that American ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=jane%20doe

This is the name for official records for any woman who is unidentified and dead/ alive. And as everbody knows John Doe is the male version of the name.