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  • proper n. Abbreviation of January.
  • proper n. A male given name
  • proper n. A female nickname, sometimes used as a formal given name.
  • proper n. A male given name, in English mostly applied to foreign language speakers.

Etymologies

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From Old French Jehan ("John")

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Shortened from Janet and Janice.

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From Polish, Czech, German, Dutch, modern Scandinavian etc. Jan, from Latin Johannes ("John").

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