[ 2 syll. jea-(n)pau(l), je-an-pa-ul ] The baby boy name Jean-Paul is pronounced as JHiy-NPAOL †. Jean-Paul's language of origin is French and it is also used largely in the French language. The name is derived from the combination of Jean and Paul. A variation of Jean-Paul is Jeanpaul. The origin and meaning of Jean-Paul is inherited by all variant forms.
Jean-Paul is not frequently used as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000. In 2012, among the family of boy names directly linked to Jean-Paul, Paul was the most commonly used.
† English pronunciation for Jean-Paul: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
Details of famous persons named Jean-Paul:
Author Jean-Paul Sarte, born 21 June 1905 - 13 April 1980, Paris, France.
Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, born 21 June 1905 - 15 April 1980, Paris, France.