Jean Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Jean, French form of John. English: variant of Jayne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jan, Bean, Jeans, Dean, Jeane, Pean, Juan, Hearn, Kean, Keen

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Jean Family Origin

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Jean Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jean. A less common occupation for the Jean family was Farm Laborer. The most common Jean occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Jean's were Farmers.

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Jean Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Jean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Jean in 1944 was 23, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jean

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