Jean

Jean - A very unique female name



  Dec 12,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jean, meaning God is gracious, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #77. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jean and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jean? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jean. The baby girl name Jean was given to 10 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3990 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 141,325 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jean peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1926 on position 12.



Famous with this name

Jean Reno
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Jean is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jean is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,231 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,231.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jean is where you live.


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Jean origin and meaning

Jean is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means God is gracious. To see famous people named Jean, pop culture references for the name Jean and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jean

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jean, sorted by popularity.

Joan / Jane / Jamie / Jasmine / Joanne / June / Jeanne / Joann / Jenna / Joanna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123990
20112832
20102953
20094085
20083383
20072933
20063048
20052354
20042244
20032120
20022231
20011909
20001420
19991562
19981197
19971316
19961200
19951136
19941042
1993946
1992939
1991759
1990787
1989625
1988620
1987537
1986513
1985461
1984413
1983411
1982390
1981383
1980351
1979354
1978339
1977312
1976283
1975276
1974259
1973230
1972212
1971173
1970159
1969168
1968158
1967135
1966124
1965113
1964100
196397
196295
196192
196086
195977
195873
195767
195665
195560
195456
195352
195250
195149
195048
194945
194847
194739
194637
194538
194437
194336
194236
194132
194029
193932
193827
193723
193620
193518
193416
193314
193215
193113
193014
192912
192812
192714
192612
192514
192416
192319
192220
192125
192033
191937
191837
191740
191645
191548
191454
191360
191264
191174
191077

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2231

Even more about Jean


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jean a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jean?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1926
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jean
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 141,325
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +10

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