Given Name JEAN (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: ZHAHN  [details]

Meaning & History

French form of Jehan, the Old French form of Iohannes (see JOHN). The French philosophers Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) and Jean Paul Sartre (1905-1980) were two well-known bearers of this name. It was also borne by the German-French Dadaist artist Jean Arp (1886-1966).
DIMINUTIVE: Jeannot
FEMININE FORMS: Jeanne, Joanne, Johanne
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn, Rashaun (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yohannes (Amharic), Yahya, Yuhanna (Arabic), Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes (Armenian), Xuan (Asturian), Ganix, Ion, Jon, Iban (Basque), Ivan, Yan (Belarusian), Jehohanan, Johanan, John (Biblical), Ioannes (Biblical Greek), Yehochanan, Yochanan (Biblical Hebrew), Iohannes (Biblical Latin), Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (Breton), Ioan, Ivan, Yoan, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko (Bulgarian), Joan, Jan (Catalan), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni (Corsican), Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko (Croatian), Ivan, Jan, Honza, Janek (Czech), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Jannick, Jannik, John (Danish), Jan, Johan, Johannes, Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop (Dutch), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Hank, Jack, Jackie, Jake, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Shayne (English), Johano, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Jaan, Johannes, Juhan (Estonian), Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón (Faroese), Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish), Xoán (Galician), Ioane, Ivane, Vano (Georgian), Jan, Johann, Johannes, Hannes, Hans, Jo (German), Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Yanni, Yianni (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Yochanan (Hebrew), Iván, János, Jancsi, Jani (Hungarian), Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón (Icelandic), Yohanes (Indonesian), Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane (Irish), Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Nino, Vanni (Italian), Johannes, Joannes (Late Roman), Jānis (Latvian), Sjang, Sjeng (Limburgish), Jonas (Lithuanian), Ivan, Jovan, Ivo, Vancho, Vančo (Macedonian), Ean, Juan (Manx), Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin (Medieval English), Jehan (Medieval French), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, John, Jone (Norwegian), Joan (Occitan), Yahya (Persian), Iwan, Jan, Janusz, Janek (Polish), João, Joãozinho (Portuguese), Ioan, Ion, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu (Romanian), Ioann, Ivan, Vanya (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Giuanne, Juanne (Sardinian), Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jock, Seoc (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko (Serbian), Ivan, Ján, Janko (Slovak), Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Janko (Slovene), Jan (Sorbian), Iván, Juan, Ibán, Juanito (Spanish), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, John (Swedish), Yahya (Turkish), Ivan (Ukrainian), Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Jean (2)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017