Jean family page
This family has been present in Jersey since at least the 13th century
Albert Jean in Militia uniform at a camp at Les Quennevais, St Brelade
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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 Theodore Jean
- Descendants of Jean Jean Added 2018
- Descendants of Jean Jean - 2, a different Jean from the above Added 2018
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
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