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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
Jean-Paul-Charles-Aymard Sartre, French philospher and novelist
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Franco-Swiss philosopher
Johan Julius Christian "Jean" Sibelius, Finnish composer
Jean Benoît Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d'Aviano, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
(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 Joseph Octave Dubuc, American baseball player
Jean-François Champollion, French Egyptologist
Jean-Michel André Jarre, French composer
Jean Tirole, French economist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Giovanni "Jean" Alesi, French racing driver
Jean-Eric Vergne, French racing driver
Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac, real name of Jakc Kerouac, American novelist and poet

Pop Culture References for the name Jean

Jean-Luc Picard, character in "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
Jean Valjean, main character in book/musical "Les Miserables"
Jean-Prouvaire, character in book/musical "Les Miserables"
Jean-Claude, character in Anita Blake's "Vampire Hunter"
Jean Havoc, soldier in manga/anime "Fullmetal Alchemist'
Jean-Paul Valley Jr aka Azazel, character in D.C. comics
Jean Kirschtein, character in manga/anime "Shingeki no Kyojin" (Attack on Titan)
Jean Armstrong, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'
Jean Otus, character in "ACCA: 13th Territory Inspection Department"
Jean Roqua, character in film "Never Back Down"
Jean Pierre Polnareff, main character in "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure"
Jean-Ralphio Saperstein, character in "Parks and Recreation"
Jean Luc Beaumont, character in "Sims" series

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