Namesakes

Belgian Prime Ministers: 9 prime ministers
Joseph Lebeau (a.k.a. Jean)   1831; 1840-1841  
Jean-Baptiste Nothomb   1841-1845  
Sylvain Van de Weyer (a.k.a. Jean)   1845-1846  
Aloys Van de Vyvere (a.k.a. Jean)   1925  
Jules Renkin (a.k.a. Jean)   1931-1932  
Camille Huysmans (a.k.a. Jean)   1946-1947  
Jean Duvieusart   1950  
Jean Van Houtte   1952-1954  
Jean-Luc Dehaene   1992-1999  
Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Jean Chrétien   1993-2003  
Emmy Award Winners: 2 actresses
(actress) Jean Stapleton   1971; 1972; 1978   All in the Family  
(actress) Jean Marsh   1975   Upstairs, Downstairs (Masterpiece Theatre)  
Fictional Characters from Books: 2 heroes, 1 character
Jean Valjean   1862   Les Misérables  
Jean Louise Finch   1960   To Kill a Mockingbird  
Hermione Granger (a.k.a. Jean)   1997   Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character, 1 hero
Jean MacLaren   1947   Brigadoon  
Jean Valjean   1980   Les Misérables  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
Jean-Luc Picard   1987   Star Trek: The Next Generation  
Frankish and French Kings: 2 kings
King Jean I   1316  
King Jean II the Good   1350-1364  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 14 prime ministers, 2 prime minister/presidents
(prime minister) Jean-Joseph , Marquis Dessolles   1818-1819  
(prime minister) Jean-Baptiste de Villèle   1821-1828  
(prime minister) Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac   1828-1829  
(prime minister) Jean-de-Dieu Soult   1832-1834; 1839-1840; 1840-1847  
(prime minister) François Arago (a.k.a. Jean)   1848  
(prime minister/president) Jean Casimir-Perier   1893-1894; 1894-1895  
(prime minister) Ferdinand Sarrien (a.k.a. Jean)   1906  
(prime minister) Louis Barthou (a.k.a. Jean)   1913  
(prime minister) René Viviani (a.k.a. Jean)   1914-1915  
(prime minister) Robert Schuman (a.k.a. Jean)   1947-1948; 1948  
(prime minister) Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury (a.k.a. Jean)   1957  
(prime minister) Pierre Pflimlin (a.k.a. Jean)   1958  
(prime minister) Michel Debré (a.k.a. Jean)   1959-1962  
(prime minister/president) Georges Pompidou (a.k.a. Jean)   1962-1968; 1969-1974  
(prime minister) Jean-Pierre Raffarin   2002-2005  
(prime minister) Jean-Marc Ayrault   2012-2014  
Haitian Presidents: 6 presidents
(president) Jean-Pierre Boyer   1818-1843  
(president) Jean-Louis Pierrot   1845-1846  
(president) Jean-Baptiste Riché   1846-1847  
(president) Cincinnatus Leconte (a.k.a. Jean)   1911-1912  
(president) Jean-Claude Duvalier   1971-1986  
(president) Jean-Bertrand Aristide   1991; 1994-1996; 2001-2004  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Jean Béliveau   1972  
(ice hockey) Jean Ratelle   1985  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
Hermione Granger (a.k.a. Jean)  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 chemistry, 2 literature, 2 medicine, 1 economics, 1 peace, 1 physics
(peace) Henri Dunant (a.k.a. Jean)   1901  
(physics) Jean Baptiste Perrin   1926  
(medicine) Corneille Heymans (a.k.a. Jean)   1938  
(literature) Jean-Paul Sartre   1964  
(medicine) Jean Dausset   1980  
(chemistry) Jean-Marie Lehn   1987  
(literature) J. M. G. Le Clézio (a.k.a. Jean)   2008  
(economics) Jean Tirole   2014  
(chemistry) Jean-Pierre Sauvage   2016  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 7 actors, 7 actresses
Jean Renoir   1894-1979  
Jean Gabin   1904-1976  
Jean Harlow   1911-1937  
Jean Marais   1913-1998  
Jean Stapleton   1923-2013  
Vivean Gray (a.k.a. Jean)   1924-2016  
Jean-Paul Belmondo   1933-  
Jean Marsh   1934-  
Jean Reno   1948-  
Jean Smart   1951-  
Jean-Claude Van Damme   1960-  
Paige Turco (a.k.a. Jean)   1965-  
Jean Louisa Kelly   1972-  
Jean Dujardin   1972-  
Notable Artists: 5 painters, 2 cartoonists, 1 sculptor
Antoine Watteau (a.k.a. Jean)   1684-1721  
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres   1780-1867  
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot   1796-1875  
Jean-François Millet   1814-1875  
Jean Arp   1886-1966  
Jean Tabary   1930-2011  
Jean Roba   1930-2006  
Jean-Michel Basquiat   1960-1988  
Notable Athletes: 11 soccer, 2 ice hockey, 2 tennis, 1 rugby
(ice hockey) Jean Béliveau   1931-  
(ice hockey) Jean Ratelle   1940-  
(tennis) Billie Jean King   1943-  
(soccer) Jean-Marie Pfaff   1953-  
(soccer) Jean-François Gillet   1979-  
(rugby) Jean de Villiers   1981-  
(tennis) Jean-Julien Rojer   1981-  
(soccer) Jean Makoun   1983-  
(soccer) Jean Beausejour   1984-  
(soccer) Vincent Kompany (a.k.a. Jean)   1986-  
(soccer) Jean   1986-  
(soccer) Maxim Choupo-Moting (a.k.a. Jean)   1989-  
(soccer) Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik   1989-  
(soccer) Jean-Patrick Abouna   1990-  
(soccer) Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro   1992-  
(soccer) Jean Marie Dongou   1995-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Bernard Arnault (a.k.a. Jean)   1949-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Jean François de Galaup   1741-1788  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Jean Renoir   1894-1979  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers, 2 singers, 1 musician
Jean-Baptiste Lully   1632-1687     
Jean-Philippe Rameau   1683-1764     
Jean Sibelius   1865-1957     
Johnny Hallyday (a.k.a. Jean)   1943-     
Jean Michel Jarre   1948-     
Britney Spears (a.k.a. Jean)   1981-   pop  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 2 philosophers, 1 philogist, 1 psychologist, 1 theologian
Jean Chauvin   1509-1564  
Jean-Jacques Rousseau   1712-1778  
Jean-François Champollion   1790-1832  
Jean Piaget   1896-1980  
Jean-Paul Sartre   1905-1980  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist, 1 inventor
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck   1744-1829  
Jean-Pierre Blanchard   1753-1809  
Notable Writers: 2 authors, 2 playwrights, 1 fabulist
Jean de La Fontaine   1621-1695  
Jean Baptiste Poquelin "Molière"   1622-1673  
Jean Racine   1639-1699  
Jean Cocteau   1889-1963  
Jean-Paul Sartre   1905-1980  
Olympic Medalists: 8 bronze, 8 silver, 5 gold, 4 bronze/silver, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver/bronze
(silver) Jean de Backer   1900   water polo  
(bronze) Jean Fardelle   1900   water polo  
(bronze/silver) Jean Chastanié   1900   3000 m steeplechase; 5000 m team  
(bronze) Georges Leuillieux (a.k.a. Jean)   1900   swimming - 200 m team  
(silver) Jean Bouin   1912   5000 m  
(bronze) André Devaux (a.k.a. Jean)   1920   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Jean Lasquin   1924   water polo  
(silver) Jean Taris   1932   swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(silver) Henri LaBorde (a.k.a. Jean)   1932   discus throw  
(gold) Jean Shiley   1932   high jump  
(silver) Jean Kerebel   1948   4x400 m relay  
(bronze/silver) Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen (a.k.a. Jean)   1948; 1952   swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Jean Desforges   1952   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Jean Stewart   1952   swimming - 100 m backstroke  
(gold/bronze) Jean Boiteux   1952   swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Jean Scrivens   1956   4x100 m relay  
(bronze/silver) Paula Jean Myers-Pope   1952; 1956; 1960   diving - platform; diving - springboard  
(silver) Pamela Kruse (a.k.a. Jean)   1968   swimming - 800 m freestyle  
(bronze/silver) Susanne Atwood (a.k.a. Jean)   1972   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 200 m backstroke  
(gold) Carol Menken-Schaudt (a.k.a. Jean)   1984   basketball  
(silver) Leslie Deniz (a.k.a. Jean)   1984   discus throw  
(silver/bronze) Jean-Philippe Gatien   1992; 2000   table tennis  
(gold) Jean Galfione   1996   pole vault  
(bronze) Ronda Rousey (a.k.a. Jean)   2008   judo  
(bronze) Jean-Marc Gaillard   2014   cross-country skiing  
(bronze) Jean-Guillaume Béatrix   2014   biathlon  
(gold) Jean-Frédéric Chapuis   2014   freestyle skiing  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Jean Dujardin   2011   The Artist  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers
Prime Minister Jean-Jacques Willmar   1848-1853   Luxembourg  
Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker   1995-2013   Luxembourg  
Other Royalty: 1 emperor, 1 grand duke, 1 prince
Jacques I (a.k.a. Jean)   1804-1806   Haiti  
Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg   1964-2000   Luxembourg  
Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark (a.k.a. Jean)   1967-2018   Denmark  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Jean Stafford   1970   Stories of Jean Stafford  
Saints: 10 saints, 8 blessed
Saint John of Gorze (a.k.a. Jean)   ?-974  
Saint John of the Grating (a.k.a. Jean)   1098-1168  
Blessed John the Spaniard (a.k.a. Jean)   1123-1160  
Blessed John of Thérouanne (a.k.a. Jean)   ?-1130  
Saint John of Matha (a.k.a. Jean)   1154-1213  
Blessed John of Barastre (a.k.a. Jean)   ?-1275  
Saint Jean-François Régis   1597-1640  
Saint Jean Eudes   1601-1680  
Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle   1651-1719  
Blessed Jean-Nicolas Cordier   1710-1794  
Blessed Jean Bourdon   1747-1794  
Saint Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney   1786-1859  
Blessed Jean du Lau   ?-1792  
Saint Jean-Michel Langevin   ?-1793  
Blessed Jean Baptist Souzy   ?-1794  
Saint Jean-Charles Cornay   1809-1837  
Saint Jean-Louis Bonnard   1824-1852  
Blessed Jean-Gabriel Perboyre   ?-1840  
Title Characters: 5 songs, 2 books, 1 film
(song) Jean   1969   Jean  
(song) Jean-Pierre   1981   Jean-Pierre  
(song) Billie Jean   1982   Billie Jean  
(song) Jean   1984   Blue Jean  
(film) Billie Jean   1985   The Legend of Billie Jean  
(book) Emma Jean Lazarus   2007   Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree  
(song) Ella Jean   2009   Ella Jean  
(book) Velva Jean   2011   Velva Jean Learns to Fly