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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ZHAN(French)
JEEN(English)

Meaning & History

Modern French form of Jehanne, an Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see JOHN). This has been the most reliably popular French name for girls since the 13th century. Joan of Arc is known as Jeanne d'Arc in France.