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Gender: M Pronunciation: zhahn Meaning of Jean: "God is gracious" Origin of Jean: French variation of John

In Paris, it's charming, but in America, it's still Jean, as in blue jean. Or Aunt Jean.

Famous People Named Jean

Jean Genet, French novelist, playwright and poet
Jean Reno (born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez), French actor
Jean Dujardin, French actor
Jean Toomer, American poet and novelist
(Joseph Jacques) Jean Chretien, 20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Canadian actor
Jean Gaston Darboux, French mathematician
Jean Paul Gaultier, French fashion designer
Jean-Claude Camille François Van Damme, Belgian action star
Jean Baptiste Perrin, French physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Jean-Baptiste-Gabriel-Joachim Dausset, French immunologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Jean Tirole, French economist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Giovanni "Jean" Alesi, French racing driver

Pop Culture References for the name Jean

Jean Armstrong, character from 'Ace Attorney'
Captain Jean-Luc Picard, character in "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
Jean Valjean, protagonist from "Les Miserables"
Jean-Prouvaire, student from "Les Miserables"
Jean-Claude, character in Anita Blake's "Vampire Hunter"
Jean Havoc, soldier in the manga "Fullmetal Alchemist'
Jean-Paul Valley Jr, Azazel in D.C. comics
Jean Kirschtein, foil character in popular manga "Shingeki no Kyojin" (Attack on Titan)

Jene, Jeanot, Jéan, Jeanty, Jeannot, Jeano