♂♀ Name Jean – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jean

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The first name Jean is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Jean

The masculine first name Jean derived from the old French name Jehan, which in turn comes from the Hebrew name Johannes.
The feminine name Jean is an English and Scottish form of Jane and thus an equivalent of Johanna, Joanna, Joanne, Jeanne, Jana and Joan and derived from the Old French name Jehanne, which in turn originates in the Hebrew name Johanna.

Meaning of Jean

Jean means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “jô/יֹו” = referring to the Hebrew God + “chanan/חָנַן” = to be gracious/to show favor).

Pronunciation of Jean

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