Given Name JEAN (2)

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JEEN   [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval English variant of Jehanne (see JANE). It was common in England and Scotland during the Middle Ages, but eventually became rare in England. It was reintroduced to the English-speaking world from Scotland in the 19th century.

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VARIANTS: Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jayne, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanna, Jeanne, Shavonne, Jayna, Shevaun, Shevon (English), Sìne (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVES: Janae, Janelle, Janet, Janey, Janie, Jeanie, Jennie, Jenny, Janeka (English), Jessie, Teasag (Scottish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English), Eoin, Iain, Ian (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn (African American), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette (Danish), Jana, Janna, Johanna, Janine, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jenny (Dutch), Johanna (Estonian), Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny (Finnish), Jeanne, Johanne, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Janine, Jenny (German), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna (Greek), Johanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad (Irish), Giovanna (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Joana (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Ivana, Jana, Janka (Slovak), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Juana, Jenny (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannicke, Jannike, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny (Swedish), Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Jean (1)