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Jean

By Sangeetha Sivaguru Senior Content Specialist
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 30 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Sivaguru Ayyadurai (Chief Content Creator)

Gender: Unisex

Origin: French

Meaning: God is Merciful, John

Pronunciation: zhahn, /ʒɑːn/, JH IY N

Popularity Rank: #295

On this page:

  • 1. Jean Meaning
  • 2. Jean Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Jean
  • 4. Translations of Jean
  • 5. Jean Name Popularity
  • 6. Jean popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Jean
  • 8. Latest News about Jean
  • 9. Nicknames for Jean
  • 10. Jean Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Jean

Jean Meaning

From the French name Jehan, which is a form of Johannes, the Latin form of John. It means 'God is gracious' or 'gift from God'. Jean is a popular name in France and other French-speaking regions.

Jean also means "God is Merciful, John, God is Gracious".

Jean is commonly found in France, United States of America, United Kingdom, and 96 more countries.

Jean Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: zhahn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ʒɑːn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: JH IY N

JH: Pronounce as in "joke" (JH OW K)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Jean?

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Translations of Jean

Jean Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Jean is recorded 170,561 times globally, ranking it as the 295th most common name worldwide.

Jean is most prevalent in France, with 58,545 occurrences, making it the 32th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Jean is found among 1 in every 22 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Jean Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
France#321 : 22
United States of America#2491 : 83
United Kingdom#1841 : 42
Brazil#1061 : 82
Cameroon#41 : 60
Belgium#451 : 45
Colombia#4151 : 220
Peru#2281 : 164
Chile#2291 : 124
South Africa#4691 : 548
Canada#1261 : 102
Italy#1,1421 : 531
Lebanon#1511 : 120
Singapore#2191 : 363
Ireland#2041 : 61
Panama#1251 : 137
Netherlands#6721 : 291
Saudi Arabia#2,3801 : 2,239
Kuwait#2351 : 500
Switzerland#2321 : 175
Malaysia#1,2991 : 1,907
Philippines#361 : 234
Spain#1,0791 : 645
Mexico#1,4761 : 991
Mauritius#1061 : 134
Morocco#1,6731 : 1,284
Germany#8871 : 449
United Arab Emirates#1,1551 : 1,449
Hong Kong#5791 : 695
Costa Rica#4461 : 245
Oman#1,1481 : 1,320
Qatar#6091 : 1,062
Algeria#2,5431 : 3,031
Tunisia#1,5171 : 1,314
Luxembourg#461 : 87
Bolivia#1,0521 : 989
Taiwan#1781 : 712
Egypt#7,8431 : 7,776
Nigeria#3,2411 : 4,495
China#3661 : 587
Ecuador#2221 : 246
Uruguay#7831 : 538
Jamaica#2781 : 392
Portugal#7551 : 744
Syrian Arab Republic#3,2681 : 2,610
Guatemala#1,0631 : 1,112
Bahrain#8591 : 1,498
Puerto Rico#1091 : 154
Israel#3,2761 : 2,037
Sweden#7531 : 617
Malta#1371 : 161
Turkey#6,1101 : 7,752
Palestine#3,3441 : 2,496
Iraq#8,8621 : 9,465
Haiti#11 : 72
Argentina#1,4401 : 1,742
Denmark#6301 : 792
Russia#4,4421 : 4,069
Macao#5671 : 1,192
Angola#5471 : 2,798
Namibia#6461 : 1,655
Ghana#1,2671 : 2,326
Japan#7941 : 1,183
Finland#1,3321 : 1,585
Norway#8541 : 1,245
Iran#3,4671 : 3,295
Austria#2,0191 : 2,167
Burundi#221 : 142
Czechia#1,3281 : 1,609
Greece#1,6651 : 2,033
Cyprus#4151 : 644
Poland#1,5591 : 2,128
Jordan#5,8981 : 9,047
Sudan#19,3171 : 43,352
India#15,3971 : 32,363
Brunei Darussalam#1,0061 : 3,313
Kazakhstan#8,8101 : 9,792

List of countries the name Jean is rarely found

  • Bulgaria: 17 occurrences
  • Yemen:15 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 14 occurrences
  • Botswana:14 occurrences
  • Croatia: 14 occurrences
  • Libya:13 occurrences
  • Hungary: 9 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 9 occurrences
  • Burkina Faso:7 occurrences
  • Djibouti:6 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 6 occurrences
  • Lithuania:4 occurrences
  • Korea: 3 occurrences
  • Albania: 2 occurrences
  • Estonia:2 occurrences
  • Georgia:2 occurrences
  • Honduras:2 occurrences
  • Iceland:1 occurrences
  • Cambodia:1 occurrences
  • Maldives: 1 occurrences
  • Serbia: 1 occurrences
  • El Salvador:1 occurrences

Jean popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Jean from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Jean

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  • Jean Abel Gruvel is a Entomologist from France.
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  • Jean Abraham Grill is a Business from Sweden.
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  • Jean Acosta Soares is a Football from Brazil.
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  • Jean Adair is a Actor from Canada.
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  • Jean Adamson is a Artist from United Kingdom.
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  • Jean Adhémar
    Jean Adhémar is a Art_historian from France.
  • Jean Adigard des Gautries is a Historian from France.
  • Jean Adler is a Painter from France.
  • Jean Adnet is a Politician from France.
  • Jean Adolf Arnberg is a Politician from Sweden.
  • Jean Adolphe Bourdeillette is a Diplomat from France.
  • Jean Adolphe Roger Bouan is a Navy from France.
  • Jean Adrian is a Architect from Sweden.
  • Jean Adrien Bigonnet is a Politician from France.
  • Jean Adrien Brun is a Lawyer from France.
  • Jean Adrien Caire is a Painter from France.

📰 Latest News about Jean

Stay updated with the most recent news about Jean. Read on to catch up with Jean's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 06:56 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Jean Catherine Morosky, Hubbard, Ohio - WKBN.com
    Source: WKBN.com | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • 10 Harsh Realities Of Rewatching Jean Grey's 7 X-Men Movie Appearances - Screen Rant
    Source: Screen Rant | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • X-Men: When Did Jean Grey Re-Adopt the Codename of Phoenix? - CBR
    Source: CBR | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Jean-Guillaume Mathiaut gives a fallen oak a second life - Wallpaper*
    Source: Wallpaper* | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Betty Jean Stewart Jimenez – St George News - St. George News
    Source: St. George News | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Jennifer Lawrence Wore Sailor Jeans, a Tank Top, and a Crossbody Bag - PEOPLE
    Source: PEOPLE | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Jean Perry Jollay - The Chattanoogan
    Source: The Chattanoogan | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Obituary for Debra Jean (Anderson) Dahl - Star Tribune
    Source: Star Tribune | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • I Regret to Inform You That Sweatpant-Jeans Are Sweeping America - The Wall Street Journal
    Source: The Wall Street Journal | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • AMD's CFO Jean Hu talks CPUs, GPUs and the road ahead - The Register
    Source: The Register | Published on: May 24, 2024

Nicknames for Jean

J-Dawg, Jeanius, JeanBean, Jean Machine, Jeano, Jeano-saur, Jeano-Copter, J-Fire, J-Rock, Jean-ius Maximus

Jean Name Poster

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Names similar to Jean

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