Name Jean-Paul - Meaning and origin

Name Jean-Paul - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Hebrews, Latin

Meaning of the name:

John Paul is a name consisting of the Hebrew word "Yeo Hanan" which means "God gives grace" and Latin "paulus" translating as "small" or "humble".


Jean-Paul Sartre (French writer and philosopher), Jean-Paul Gaultier (stylist, French fashion designer and founder of the company that bears his name), Jean-Paul Belmondo (actor, theater director and French film producer), Jean-Paul Rouve (French director and actor), Jean-Paul Auffray (French author and essayist), Jean-Paul Amoudry (French politician, former senator of Haute-Savoie) and Jean-Paul Aron (historian, epistemologist and writer French).
This is the name chosen by the Pope elected in 1978, whose real name is Karol Jozef Wojtyla.

St. John and St. Paul were two brothers who were executed in 362 by Julian the Apostate because of their Christian faith.

His character :

Jean-Paul is a shy person. He does however trust when he is surrounded by his relatives. In his eyes, his friends and family are a source of inspiration. These give him the strength and courage to get up after every fall and always keep your head up. Desiring to have peace and loving harmony, he is capable of anything to maintain the balance around him.


Juan, Jean, Paul, Paulin, Paulo and Paolo.

His party :

Like St. John and St. Paul, John Paul is celebrated on June 26.

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