Gean

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gean

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Gean
A species of cherry tree common in Europe (Prunus avium); also, the fruit, which is usually small and dark in color.

Etymology: F. guigne the fruit of the gean; cf. OHG. wīhsila, G. weichsel

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting
Wiktionary

Borrowing from French guigne.

  1. (now dialectal) A wild cherry tree, Prunus avium, native to Europe and western Asia or its small, dark fruit.

gean was also found in the following language(s): Aromanian, Irish, Old English, Scottish Gaelic, and West Frisian

Notable Persons Named Gean

Gean Andrade is an athlete for the Cuiabá Esporte Clube.

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Gean Carioca is an athlete for the Atlético S.C.

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How popular is the baby name Gean in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 7 7 0
1914 15 5 10
1915 17 9 8
1916 19 12 7
1917 10 10 0
1918 32 24 8
1919 22 13 9
1920 25 15 10
1921 27 20 7
1922 33 23 10
1923 16 11 5
1924 32 20 12
1925 37 25 12
1926 43 23 20
1927 30 14 16
1928 32 16 16
1929 28 20 8
1930 32 18 14
1931 31 15 16
1932 48 26 22
1933 27 15 12
1934 18 10 8
1935 23 23 0
1936 26 19 7
1937 32 16 16
1938 22 15 7
1939 23 15 8
1940 24 17 7
1941 27 12 15
1942 22 13 9
1943 25 12 13
1944 23 14 9
1945 13 13 0
1946 21 8 13
1947 22 5 17
1948 22 13 9
1949 14 8 6
1950 22 12 10
1951 6 6 0
1952 20 11 9
1953 6 6 0
1954 17 10 7
1955 16 8 8
1956 7 7 0
1957 15 5 10
1958 15 10 5
1959 14 6 8
1960 17 7 10
1961 7 0 7
1962 7 7 0
1963 13 7 6
1964 15 8 7
1965 8 0 8
1969 8 0 8
1970 7 0 7
1971 6 6 0
1980 7 0 7
1981 5 0 5
1983 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1991 9 0 9
1992 5 0 5
2002 6 0 6
2003 8 0 8
2004 5 0 5
2005 5 0 5
2007 6 0 6
2008 5 0 5
2011 6 0 6
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gean U.S.
  White 71.67% 64.26%
  African American 15.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gean

People with the last name Gean are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gean

  • How Popular is the name Gean? Gean is the 9,257th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gean was the 21,790th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gean have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,224 babies born with the first name Gean in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gean to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gean? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Gean first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gean is Thursday, November 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Gean born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gean was in 1932 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Gean Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gean is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Gean: Your name in reverse order is Naeg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Egna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gean? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,193 people with the last name Gean.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gean? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gean as their last name since less than 1 person in 250k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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