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What does Jehan mean?

Jehan Pronunciation of Jehan [je-han] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and Jehan means "the world; God is gracious". Jehan is a version of Jahan (Hindi, Sanskrit). Jehan is also a form of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Jehan has 2 variants: Johan and Johon.

29 more related forms via Jahan, John: Ean, Eian, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Gian, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jan, Jean, Jenkin, Jens, Jian, Joao, Johanan, Johann, Johnn, Johnny, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean, Seann, Shane, Shaun and Shawn.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaihan, Jerhan, ..

(female) Jehana, Jela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jehan Luther (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jehan?

Jehan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#102691 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. John (#26 in 2015), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Shane (#295), Johnny (#310), Shawn (#352), Johan (#553), Jon (#737), Shaun (#769), Ean (#977), Jovan (#1154), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Johann (#1292), Jan (#1677), Joao, Eian, Euan, Jens and Juwan are the popular variation forms of Jehan (not ranked). These relations of Jehan reached the height of their popularity a century ago (usage of 8.3%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 1.9%, down 78%), with versions like Juwan becoming somewhat dated. Ivan, Ian, Ean and Johan are four of the more trendy baby names in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Eian, Evan, Ewan, Gian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ian, Ivan, Jan, Jean, Jens in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joao, Johan, Johann, John, Johnny in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jon, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shane, Shaun, Shawn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ian, Jens outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aedan, Athan, Bevan, Cahan, Chan, Dean, Deshan, Devan, Ethan, Fegan, Felan, Gahan, Gehan, Heman, Iefan, Ieuan, Jacan, Jaelan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Jeavan, Jeh, Jehu, Jelal, Jemal, Jemar, Jerad, Jerae, Jerah, Jeran, Jerant, Jeren, Jerman, Jeron, Jevan, Jeven, Jevin, Jevon, Jevvan, Jivan, Johar, Joran, Kahan, Kean, Kegan, Kelan, Kenan, Kevan, Khan, Lehman, Nevan, Regan, Rohan, Shan, Sohan, Tegan, Teman, Teran, Tevan and Zephan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jehan.

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