Django Name Meaning & Origin
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First of all, children are cruel. I was made fun of my entire childhood. In high school, I changed my name to Jean (unbeknownst that Django's real name was Jean-Baptiste). Only my closest friends new my real name. Now, as an adult, I get many compliments on my name. "Oh how unique", or "wow that's a beatiful name" Until I found this website, I had no idea my name meant anything. I awake. How cool is that!?
I have met two families of musicians now who have chosen this name for their sons. In this day of "unique" names no one bats an eye at a kid named Django-- unless they are musicians too. Then they rave about how cool it is!
- Nicknames for Django
- Meanings and history of the name Django
Django is a Romany term meaning "I awake". It is best known as the nickname of Belgian jazz guitarist Jean Baptiste "Django" Reinhardt, whose fame has led to its use throughout music. Django is also the name of a web development framework.
- Famous real-life people named Django
Jean "Django" Reinhardt, Belgian Gypsy jazz guitarist.
King Django, American Ska musician.
Django Haskins, American singer-songwriter.
Django Bates, British composer and musician.
- Django in song, story & screen
"Django," Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci.
Django, one of the rat characters in the Pixar film "Ratatouille."
Movie by Quentin Tarantino "Django Unchained" Django is a a freed slave that sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Janelle Monae song "Django Jane"