Last name: JEAN

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JEAN : This last name is indexed 2,286,275 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

JEAN : 1: French Walloon West Indian (mainly Haiti) Mauritian and English (of French Huguenot origin): from the male personal name Jean French form of John. This is one of the most frequent surnames in Haiti (along with Joseph and Pierre). It is also established elsewhere in the West Indies (e.g. in the Dominican Republic Saint Lucia Saint Martin and Bahamas).2: English: habitational name for someone from Genoa in Italy; compare Janeway.3: Breton (mainly Le Jean): variant of Jan ‘John’.4: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 甄 see Zhen.

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