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Origin of Surname

Jeune is French for young.

The name is found in the Assize Roll of 1309. Collas and Johan Jeune and Jacques and Louys Le Jeune are listed in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550

  • Jean Jeune (Jennes) was born in Jersey in 1554 and married Marie Falle.
  • Jacques Jeune (Jennes) was born at Anneville, St Martin in about 1567. He married Guillemine Hicques in 1592. Their daughter Jeanne was born at Anneville in 1593 and died in 1624.
  • Philippe Jeune was born in St Martin in November 1595 and may have been Jeanne's brother.
  • Rachel Le Jeune was born in St Clement in 1582 and married Bernabey Godfray.
  • Sarra Jeune was born in St Martin in 1599 and was the daughter of Jean.


  • Le Jeune
  • Jennes
  • Jeunes
  • Le Jenne

Family records

Family trees

There is considerable overlap between these two trees, which are from different sources. The first goes back several generations earlier; the second has later generations

Family histories

Prominent family members

  • Senator Reg Jeune, CBE, prominent Jersey politician in the second half of the 20th Century
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