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pinWhat does Jean mean?

Jean /jean/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jean) is pronounced jeen. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jean is "God is gracious".

Variant of Jane, from John. Originally from the Hebrew Yochana and translated into Latin as Joanna or Johanna. These then developed into the Old French Jehanne. The name retains a Scottish flavour. See also Sheena. Actresses Jean Arthur, Jean Harlow.


pinVariations

Jean has 27 variants: Gene, Genie, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeaneen, Jeanelle, Jeanene, Jeanette, Jeanice, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanique, Jeanna, Jeanne, Jeanneen, Jeannetta, Jeannette, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jeannique, Jeena, Jenette, Jenica, Jennet, Jennetta and Jennine.

Affiliated girl names: Gina, Janae, Jenna, Jenny and Jessie.

Jean has 44 more relations via Jane, Joanna, Johanna, Sheena: Iva, Ivana, Jaina, Jaine, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janet, Janey, Jania, Janie, Janis, Janit, Janka, Janna, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne, Jayni, Jenda, Jeni, Jenie, Jess, Jinna, Jo, Joan, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Joeann, Joeanna, Joeanne, Johana, Joni and Juana.

Jean has 4 masculine forms: John, Jon, Sean and Shawn.

Kreatif forms: Jeanni. [more]

pinHow popular is Jean?

Jean is a very popular first name for women (#58 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#2172 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Jean for girls. Jean reached its apex rank of #16 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jean name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jean outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Jean and associated names. Popular variation forms of Jean are Gene, Genie, Gina, Iva, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janae (#932 the previous year), Jane (#322), Janeen, Janel, Janet, Janie, Janis, Janna, Jayne, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeanne, Jeannette, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jenna (#266), Jenny (#822), Jessie (#587), Jo, Joan, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanna (#327), Joanne, Johana, Johanna (#542), John, Joni, Juana and Sheena. These relations of Jean were favored by parents during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.477%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.074%, 84.4%), with versions like Janae, Janet, Jenny, Jo and Johanna falling out of fashion. Jenna and Joanna are two of the more chic baby names in this compilation, with Joanna enjoying a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jean, Gene, Genie, Gina, Iva in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janeen, Janel, Janet, Janie, Janis in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janna, Jayne, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanette in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeanne, Jeannette in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeannie, Jeannine, Jenna, Jenny, Jessie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jo, Joan, Joana, Joanie, Joann in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joanna, Joanne, Johana, Johanna, John in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joni, Juana, Sheena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Jenna, Jenny, Jessie, Joanna, Johanna outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Jean is pronounced similarly to Jann, Janne, Jen, Jenn, Jenne, Joane, Jone, Joyann, June and Zhane. Other suggested similar baby names are Jeanae, Jeanay, Jena, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenni, Jiana, Lean and Sean. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jean.

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