Name Jeanne - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

Elders, French, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

Feminine of John, she comes from the Yohanan Hebrew, "God forgives".
For centuries, Jeanne has been the most popular female given name with Marie.
Jeanne is a name worthy of the greatest princesses, even queens. So it is sufficiently well installed, so that in 1425, it is carried by a shepherd living in a small village in Lorraine. Not any shepherdess. She who received the divine command to "kick the English out of France" and rescue his king at the risk of his life. Which will earn him his sanctification. In the second position after Mary during the nineteenth century, this name has fallen dramatically, but returns today.
His birthday: May 30th.
Famous Joan: many queens of France, England and Castile, Joan of Arc, Jeanne Moreau, Jeanne Rosa, Jeanne Mas ...
Its derivatives: Jeannette, Jeannie, Jeanna, Jannice, Janet ...

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