Jehan

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French Jehan, ultimately from Latin Iohannes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jehan ?

  1. A male given name of historical usage

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French Jehan, from Latin Iohannes.

Proper noun[edit]

Jehan m

  1. A male given name, alternative form of Iehan

Descendants[edit]

  • French: Jean

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ʝoanes, from Latin Iohannes, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), from Hebrew יוחנן(Yôḥānān, Yahweh is gracious). The initial -e- stem is a problematic/unusual change from Latin -o- in its morphological environment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Proto-Gallo-Ibero-Romance) IPA(key): /ʝoˈan/
  • (Old French) IPA(key): /dʒəˈan/
  • (Late Old French) IPA(key): /ʒəˈan/

Proper noun[edit]

Jehan m (nominative singular Jehans)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English John

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Descendants[edit]