Jehannes

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Jenkin - Forename History
... Jen/Jean (pronounced "Jon") being a diminutive of Jehan/Jehannes* (John/Johan*) followed by kin/ken meaning little creating Jenkin or Jenken ... as "John the younger" or seen as "John Jenken." The non-diminutive Jehan/Jehannes (pronounced "Jo-han/Jo-han-nes") was also translated into English as John ... When Jen/Jean is present, usually given to a younger child, Jehan/Jehannes is listed as "John the elder" but, never translated as "Big John." ...
Jenkins (surname) - History - As A Forename
... "Jon") is a diminutive of Jehan/Jehannes (John/Johan) followed by kin/ken meaning 'little', giving Jenkin or Jenken ... the Flemish/French as "John the younger" or seen as "John Jenken." The non-diminutive Jehan/Jehannes (pronounced "Jo-han/Jon-han-es") was also translated into English as John ... When Jen/Jean is present, usually given to a younger child, Jehan/Jehannes is listed as "John the elder" but never translated as "Big John." ...