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What does the Anglo-Saxon name element 'Ean' mean and how is it pronounced?

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2006-11-29 07:30:52

“Ean” is a feminine and masculine first element of Anglo-Saxon names, and also a form of the name John. I’m not completely sure what it means, but it is pronounced E – ‘a’ as in father – n. Ee-ah-n.

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