French (Bréaux): metathesized form of Beraud, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ber(n) ‘bear’ + wald ‘rule’.
How do you pronounce the name Beaux?
Beau is the French word for handsome. It’s pronounced ‘bo’.
How is Huang pronounced?
The name Huang is originally a Chinese surname 黄 (simplified) or 黃 (traditional) meaning ‘yellow’. In Mandarin it is pronounced [xu̯ɑ̌ŋ] (khwong), with a rising tone and with the ‹h› similar to a Spanish jota.
How do you pronounce the name Jeanne?
Is Jeanne a boy or girl?
Jeanne is a French female name, equivalent to the English Joan, Jane, Jean and several historical figures in English named Joanna. (Feminine forms of John). The names derive from the Old French name Jehanne, which is derived from the Latin name Johannes, itself from the Koine Greek name Ιωαννης Ioannes.
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