Jean (female given name)

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Jean
Pronunciation /dʒiːn/, or sometimes in Scotland /dʒeɪn/
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Old French
Meaning "The Lord is Gracious"
Other names
Related names Jeanne, Jane, Joan, Jeannette, Janet, Jean (male given name)

Jean /ˈn/ is a common female given name in English-speaking countries. It is the Scottish form of Jane (and is sometimes pronounced that way). It is sometimes spelt Jeaine. It is the equivalent of Johanna, Joanna, Joanne, Jeanne, Jana, and Joan.

Famous people with the given name Jean:

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See also[edit]

  • Gene Tierney (1920–1991), an American film and stage actress