Jean Name Meaning & Origin

Jean

Pronunciation: JEEN (key)

Origin of the name Jean:

English cognate of the French Jeanne, which is a feminine form of Jean (God is gracious).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Jeanie, Jeanne, Joan, Juana

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Nicknames for Jean

Jeanie, Jay, Jeannie, Jeaners, Jeanie Beanie, Mean Jean, Jean Jean, Jean Bean
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Meanings and history of the name Jean
Famous real-life people named Jean

Jean Harlow, movie idol
Jean Louisa Kelly, actress
Jean Smart, actress
Jean Simmonds, actress
Jean Seberg, actress
Jean Arthur, actress
Jean Peters, actress
Jean Kennedy-Smith, member of the political Kennedy family & former American ambassador to Ireland
Jean Stapleton, actress
Jean Alexander, British actress
Jean Romano , singer

Jean in song, story & screen

The Jean Genie - David Bowie
Blue Jean - David Bowie
Little Jeannie - Elton John
Daydream Believer – The Monkees (cheer up, sleepy Jean)
Tight Fitting Jeans - Conway Twitty
Blue Jean Baby - Elton John
In Those Jeans - Genuine
Jeans On - Keith Urban
Them Jeans - Master P
Forever in Blue Jeans - Neil Diamond
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
Dance Little Jean - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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Jeanie Marie (You were a Lady) - Tommy Overstreet
Jean - Rod McKuen
Selfish Jean - Travis
Jeane - The Smiths
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Novel by Muriel Spark
Jean Grey, Marvel Girl and Phoenix, of the X-Men (comic book character)

In the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, the main character and narrator's name is Jean Louise Finch, always known as "Scout".

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