When Jean Baptiste Druilhet Lateulere was born in 1718, in Goutz, Gers, Midi-Pyrénées, France, his father, Henri Drouillet, was 18 and his mother, Claire Dupin Monfort, was 16. He married Marie Laurent on 29 January 1753, in Beauport, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1778, in Beauce, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 60.
Like Jane and Joan , a medieval variant of Old French Je(h)anne. Towards the end of the Middle Ages this form became largely confined to Scotland. In the 20th century it became more widely used in the English-speaking world and enjoyed a period of great popularity, but it is now out of fashion. Among numerous well-known and influential bearers are the British novelists Jean Plaidy ( Eleanor Hibbert , 1910–93 ) and Jean Rhys ( Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams , 1894–1979 ), British actress Jean Simmons ( 1929–2010 ), and American-born actress Jean Seberg ( 1938–79 ). It is also found as a variant spelling of the masculine name Gene .
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