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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jehan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jehan

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J is for joy, that you always bring.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons Named Jehan

Jehan Sadat is an office holder. Jehan was given the name Jehan Safwat Raouf on August 29th, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt.


Jehan was born on September 30th, 1840. He breathed his last breath on July 28th, 1902.


Jehan Mubarak is a cricketer. Jehan was born on January 10th, 1981 in Washington, D.C., United States.


Jehan was born in 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jehan

Noor Jehan was a film music, ghazal, classical music, urdu and punjabi film songs, qawwali, film score, urdu, and punjabi language musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1930 to 1996. Noor was given the name Allah Rakhi Wasai on September 21st, 1926 in Kasur. She passed away on December 23rd, 2000.


Sonya Jehan is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Sonya was given the name Sonya Rizvi in Karachi. Sonya is also known as Rizvi and Sonya.


Ashraf was born on February 9th, 1957.


Meena Shorey was an actress. Her career lasted from 1941 to 1979. Meena was given the name Khurshid Jehan on November 17th, 1921 in Raiwind. She left this life on February 9th, 1989.


Rehana is an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1947 to 1983. Rehana was given the name Mushtar Jehan in Mumbai.


Azra Jehan is a film musician.


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International Interest for Jehan

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Popularity of Jehan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jehan U.S.
  White 17.86% 64.26%
  African American 5.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 69.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jehan

People with the last name Jehan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Jehan

  • How Popular is the name Jehan? Jehan is the 17,422nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jehan was the 76,275th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jehan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 445 babies born with the first name Jehan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jehan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jehan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Jehan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jehan is Monday, June 20th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Jehan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jehan was in 1988 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Jehan Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jehan is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Jehan: Your name in reverse order is Nahej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eahnj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jehan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 252 people with the last name Jehan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jehan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jehan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
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