Jehan – Scary Mommy

Jehan

[ZHAY-ahn]

The Old French version of Iohnannes, which is the root name of John, meaning "God is gracious." Jehan has a beautiful pronunciation - "zhay-ahn" - but most people will probably just try to call him "juh-hawn" at first.

Nicknames:

Han.

Famous people named Jehan:

Composer Jehan Fresneau; poet Jehan Rictus; mathematician Jehan Adam.

Fun fact:

This name is also seen as Jean, although people in English speaking countries will be more likely to pronounce it "jean" as in the denim pants.

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