Origin of Surname
The family name is derived from the given name Jean.
The surname appears in baptism records from the first decade of the 17th century, but the name was known in the island over 400 years earlier.
- Jean, 1274
- Johan, 1309
- John 1299
- Joan 1299
- Johannis, 1270
- Descendants of Abraham Jean Added 2016 , a lesson in the inaccuracy of many Ancestry trees
- Descendants of Elie Jean
- Descendants of Philippe Jean
- Descendants of Philippe Jean and Jeanne Gabourel
- Descendants of Philippe Jean - 2 Added 2021
- Descendants of Theodore Jean
- Descendants of Jean Jean Added 2018
- Descendants of Jean Jean - 2, a different Jean from the above Added 2018
- Descendants of Philippe Jean - 3 Added 2023
- Jean baptisms in Jersey
- Jean marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Jean marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Jean burials in Jersey
Great War service
- Albert George Jean (St P), Private in Lancashire Fusiliers, ex-RMIJ
- Albert William Hubert Jean (St H) Sgt Royal Garrison Artillery
- Andre Jean (Fr), Private 74th Regiment d'Infanterie, OV
- Ernest Peter Jean (St S), Company Quartermaster Sergeant, Australian Infantry
- George James Jean (St L), Sgt Royal Jersey Garrison Battalion, ex-RMIJ
- John Watson Jean (1888- ) (St O) son of John George and Annie, Captain RAF, DSM twice, OV
- William Watson Jean (1890- ) (St H), son of John George and Annie, nee Watson, Staff Sergeant, Canadian Infantry, OV
Emigrants to Canada
- Edward Jean's petition for land in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
- John Jean's petitions for land in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Occupation curfew cards
On 19 February 1866 Philippe Jean appeared before Judge John Gibaut at the Police Court charged with refusing to maintain his wife and her 11-year-old son. Jean said he had not refused to maintain his wife. He had taken lodgings in the country and she was living in town and refused to join him. He would not welcome her son who was a 'bad thing'. He was earning 12 shillings a week and was prepared to give his wife one shilling. The judge said that this was not very much, so Jean said that he would add a four-pound loaf and a quarter pound of tea a week. His wife accepted the offer ...
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