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Forename Jean

All around the world, Jean (Jean France Democratic Republic of the Congo United States Madagascar Brazil, 琼 China, جان Afghanistan Iraq Saudi Arabia Syria United Arab Emirates, and others...) is a prevalent epicene forename. The first name Jean is characteristic of France, where it is a prevalent boy's name, Madagascar, where it is a widespread male name, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (explore the name in all countries). In absolute terms, the name is most common in France, China, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Much less frequently, Jean is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishJean is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Jean

name Iohannes, name Iwo, name Džons, name Ioannis, name Giovanni, name Ivan, name Jana, name Gianni, name ジャン, name ז'אן, name Ivanka, name Genot, name Ioann, name 琼, name جان, name جيان, name Honza, name Janka, name Jaan, name Ian, name Hans, name Ifan, name Ivano, name Ivans, name Gene, name Jean, name Giannis, name Hanns, name Giovan, name Ivo, name Jack, name Ioan, name ژان, name Erwann, name 장, name Hannes, name Ioannes, name Ionuț, name Ivanna, name Iwan, name Жан, name Jan, name Giuàn, name Giovanna, name Huans, name Ionut, name Iván, name Jannes, name Gean, name Ivana, name Йеан, name Giăng, name Ion, name Evan, name Gian, name Honsa, name Ieuan, name Ianka, name Jane, name 让, name Ivashka, name Джин
Jean Democratic Republic of the Congo, Madagascar, France, Brazil, United States
琼, 让 China
جان United Arab Emirates, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia
جيان Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan
Жан Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan
ジャン Japan
South Korea
Джин Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia
ז'אן Israel
ژان Iran
Йеан Russia, Armenia

First name Jean in the context

Jean is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Tarzan , the fictional character from Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan and the Lion Man; Jean Grey , the fictional character in Marvel Comics, Dark Phoenix; Dr. John Watson , the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes; Hermione Granger , the fictional character from the Harry Potter stories and Barbara Gordon , the DC Comics character, The Lego Batman Movie, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of jean cassien jean cassien jean cassien Christian monk and theologian, FR (b. 360) link
jean de tella bishop, SY (b. 483) link
jean pic FR (b. 500) link
jean moschus Byzantine monk, SY (b. 550) link
picture of jean d'épiphanie jean d'épiphanie jean d'épiphanie sixth-century Byzantine historian, SY (b. 600) link
jean ier Metropolitan of Kiev (b. 1000) link
picture of jean jean jean Bishop of Lisieux (b. 1050) link
jean de vézelay abbot of the monastery at Vézelay, France, FR (b. 1042) link
jean d'ivry Archbishop of Rouen, FR (b. 1050) link
jean de tours Bishop of Bath; Bishop of Wells, FR (b. 1050) link
picture of jean beleth jean beleth jean beleth French liturgist and theologian, FR (b. 1101) link
jean de wurtemberg (b. 1050) link
picture of jean belles-mains jean belles-mains jean belles-mains Archbishop of Lyon, FR (b. 1120) link
picture of jean d'espagne jean d'espagne jean d'espagne Carthusian monk of the 12th century, blessed of the Catholic Church, FR (b. 1123) link
picture of jean d'eu jean d'eu jean d'eu (1130-1170), FR (b. 1130) link

Characteristic surnames

Lee, Joseph, Junior, Taylor, Thomas, Wilson, Martins, Almeida, Charles, Barbosa, Garcia, Bernard, Ribeiro, Johnson, Anderson, Carvalho, Thompson, Ferreira, Oliveira, Williams, Rodriguez, Pereira, Pierre, Carlos, Araujo, Cruz, Paul, Lima, Moore, Silva, Sousa, Souza, Smith, Alves, Costa, Brown, Rocha, Davis, Gomes, Louis, Jones, White, Martin, Miller, Michel, Santos, Rodrigues, and Nascimento