Name
JEAN

Name JEAN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 2,612,636 births of Jean in the countries below, which represents an average of 18,796 births of children bearing the first name Jean per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 4,741 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Jean   
In Italiano Nome Jean   
Variation : Jane

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Information about the first name Jean

The first name Jean is listed in our categories :The first name Jean has been assigned to:
81.12% to boys
18.88% to girls
The country where the first name Jean is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Jean

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Jean : Ajen, Anej, Anje, Ejan, Ejna, Enja, Jaen, Jane, Jena, Jéna, Naje, Neja

Jean in Japanese *

Romajijiin
Katakanaジーン
Hiraganaじーん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Jean in sign language

Jean in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Jean

US English
Etymology src :
  • The female given name is from a Middle English feminine form of John (sometimes considered Scottish), from Old French Jehane. The male given name is likely from or influenced by French Jean.
Etymology src :
  • From the Middle English Gene (“Genoa”), from the Old French Jannes. Bleu de Gênes (“Genovese blue”) was a blue dye made in Genoa used to tint the denim cloth produced in Nîmes (de Nîmes).
Anagrams src :
  • Jaen, Jane, Jaén, Jena, jane
Noun src :
  • jean (countable and uncountable, plural jeans)
  • (chiefly attributive) Denim.
  • She wore a tattered jean jacket.
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: jēn, IPA(key): /dʒiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • Homophones: gene, Gene
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: jēn, IPA(key): /dʒiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • Homophones: gene, Gene
Noun (Derived terms) src :
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (diminutives) Jeanie, Jeannie
  • Jane and its variants
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From Old French Jehan, from Latin Iohannes, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), from Hebrew יוחנן‎ (Yôḥānān, “Yahweh is gracious”).
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English jean.
Noun src :
  • jean m (plural jeans)
  • a pair of jeans
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʒɑ̃/
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /dʒin/
  • Homophones: djinn, gin
Proper noun src :
  • Jean m
  • John (biblical character).
  • John (book of the Bible).
  • A male given name from Hebrew, equivalent to English John, traditionally very popular in France, also common as the first part of hyphenated given names.
  • A patronymic surname​.
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Limburgish: Sjang, Sjeng
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Feminine form: Jeanne
  • Hypocoristics: Jeannot
  • Variants: Yann, Yannick, Yoann, Yvan
ES Spanish
Noun src :
  • jean m (plural jeans)
  • jeans
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French Jean. Doublet of João.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒeˈɐ̃/
Proper noun src :
  • Jean m
  • A male given name from French
 

Popularity of the name Jean

Number of JEAN births per year

Total births of Jean by country

Births with the first name Jean
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
1,914,553
546
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
18,748
455,442
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
158,199
1,850
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
6,572
17,841
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
16,786
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
9,277
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
123
2,584
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
37
2,422
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
2,401
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
1,518
25
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
1,383
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
264
337
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
14
381
NONorway
1945 - 2019
391
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
145
84
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
168
44
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
113
73
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
98
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
66
1
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
52
2
SESweden
1998 - 2019
35
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
33
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
21
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
7
0

Total births of Jean by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Jean
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
3,714
44
FRFrance
2019
718
0
USUnited State of America
2019
93
39
BEBelgium
2019
73
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
17
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
5
11
DEGermany
2018
12
1
QCQuebec
2019
5
0
ARArgentina
2015
4
0
ABAlberta
2019
3
0
DKDenmark
2019
0
1
ITItaly
2018
1
0

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Personalities with the first name Jean

There are 1652 personalities with the first name Jean


Arthur Rimbaud
(Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud) src

France French third republic Second french empire
Writer Poet Explorer Arms trader


Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
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France
Politician Painter Violinist


Jean De La Fontaine
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France
Lawyer Poet Fabulist Children's writer


Jean Calvin
(Jehan Cauvin) src

Republic of geneva Kingdom of france
Pastor Protestant reformer Theologian Minister Writer Lawyer


Jean Cocteau
(Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau) src

France
Screenwriter Photographer Actor Writer Prose Composer Poet Playwright Author Dramaturgy Painter Postage stamp designer Voice actor Jewellery designer Film director Designer Illustrator Restorer Novelist Librettist Prosaist Diarist


Jean Racine
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Kingdom of france
Poet Historian Playwright Translator Author Librettist


Jean Le Rond D'alembert
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France
Astronomer Writer Engineer Physicist Mathematician Translator Encyclopédistes Philosopher Musicologist Lexicographer Music theorist


Jean Piaget
(Jean William Fritz Piaget) src

Switzerland
Philosopher Logician Malacologist Psychologist Zoologist Biologist University teacher


Jean Perrin
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France
Composer Chemist University teacher Theoretical physicist


Georges Cuvier
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There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Jean
Full list of personalities with the first name Jean

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Jean

There are 3649 actors and actresses with the first name Jean
Jean Claude Kradin
Jean Senejoux
Jean Nishida
Jean Jacobs
Jean Bachoura
Jean Fercondini
Jean Lee
Jean Paul Baeck
Jean Paul Van Den Berge
Jean Louis Steeve
Jean Franko
Jean Linnet
Jean Rivera
Jean Paul Leroux
Jean Grae
Jean Kelli
Jean Volmy
Jean Duverger
Jean Dujardin
Jean Louisa Kelly
Jean Loose
Jean Butler
Jean Galfione
Jean Wang
Jean Pallett
Jean Claude Leuyer
Jean Garcia
Jean Marie
Jean Denis Römer
Jean Maeser

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Jean
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Jean

Rankings of first name JEAN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#77BR Brazil2010
#96FR France2019
#154BE Belgium2019
#363CH Switzerland2019
#564DE Germany2018
#632AR Argentina2015
#738QC Quebec2019
#1245AB Alberta2019
#1293US United State of America2019
#3859GB United Kingdom2019
#28224IT Italy2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#1969BR Brazil2010
#2215US United State of America2019
#2430GB United Kingdom2019
#2536DK Denmark2019
#7135DE Germany2018






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