French variation of Jean
"God is gracious"

Jeanne Origin and Meaning

The name Jeanne is a girl's name of French origin meaning "God is gracious".

Pronounced just like Jean in the English-speaking world, but as the more unusual zhahn in France, this has sailed away with the first wave of French favorites: Denise, Michelle, et soeurs.

# 961 in the US

Jeanne Rank in US Top 1000

# 1573 on Nameberry

Jeanne Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Jeanne Popularity

Famous People Named Jeanne

  • Sainte Jeanne d'Arc aka Joan of ArcFrench heroine
  • Jeanne IIII, Queens of Navarre
  • Jeanne Bécucomtesse du Barry aka Madame du Barry, mistress of King Louis XV of France
  • Jeanne Elizabeth CrainAmerican actress
  • Jeanne Marie TripplehornAmerican actress
  • Jeanne Shaheen (born Cynthia Jeanne Bowers)U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
  • Jeanne Phillips aka Abigail van Buren"Dear Abby" advice columnist
  • (Wilma) Jeanne CooperAmerican actress
  • Jeanne d'AngoulêmeCountess of Bar,sur,Seine; sister of Francis I of France
  • Jeanne BonapartePrincess of France; Marquise de Villeneuve,Escaplon; great,niece of Napoleon I
  • Marie Jeanne BaptistePrincess of Savoy,Nemours
  • Jeanne RobertsonAmerican radio comedienne, Miss North Carolina 1963
  • Jeanne Louise CalmentFrenchwoman with longest recorded human lifespan
  • Jeanne MoreauFrench actress, screenwriter, singer, and director
  • Jeanne MoosTV journalist
  • Jeanne d'Alcy (born Charlotte Lucie Marie Adèle Stephanie Adrienne Faës)French actress, wife of director Georges Melies
  • Jeanne Mathilde Sauve23rd Governor General of Canada
  • Jeanne Marjorie Holmfirst woman one,star general of the U.S. Air Force
  • Jeanne ZelaskoAmerican sportscaster
  • Jeanne BirdsallAmerican children's novelist
  • Jeanne QuinaultFrench stage actress
  • Jeanne DuméeFrench pioneering astronomer
  • Saint Jeanne Jugan aka Sister Mary of the CrossFrench founder of the Little Sisters of the Poor
  • Jeanne Marie Welchdaughter of Korn guitarist Brian Welch
  • Jeanne Wakatsuki HoustonAmerican author

Jeanne in Pop Culture

  • Jeannemain character in movie "Last Tango in Paris"
  • Dr. Jeanne Benoitcharacter on TV's "NCIS"
  • Jeannecharacter in video game "Bayonetta"
  • Jeanne de St. Cauxcharacter in G. A. Henty's, In the Reign of Terror
  • Jeannecharacter in G. A. Henty's "Bonnie Prince Charlie"
  • Jeannecharacter in "The Case Study of Vanitas"
  • Jeanneheroine of Japanese manga and anime, "Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne".