Name Jean-Pierre - Meaning and origin

Name Jean-Pierre - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Greeks, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

Jean-Pierre is a composite name that comes from the Hebrew "Yôhanân" meaning "God is merciful" and from the Greek "Petros" translating as "rock".


Jean-Pierre Foucault, host, Jean-Pierre Marielle, French actor Jean-Pierre Danel, composer, guitarist and French record producer, Jean-Pierre Pernaut, host.

Saint Jean-Pierre is a Catholic missionary of the nineteenth century. Preaching Christianity in Guizhou, he was arrested and beheaded in 1862 by the Chinese authorities. He was canonized by John Paul II.

His character :

Jean-Pierre is strongly attracted by what is out of the ordinary. He is extrovert and likes to feel useful to others. Tender and emotional, he likes to ask questions about philosophy, metaphysics or religion. Often self-taught, social and humanitarian movements are particularly close to his heart. He will be competent in these areas.


Peter, John, Juan, Pedro and Pierre.

His party :

February 18 is Jean-Pierre's Day in honor of Saint Jean-Pierre.

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