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What does Jackelyn mean?

Jackelyn Pronunciation of Jackelyn [jack-e-lyn] as a girls' name means "he who supplants". Jackelyn is an alternate spelling of Jacqueline (French, Hebrew): feminine of Jacques.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jackelyn has 21 variants: Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jackalin, Jackalinne, Jackqueline, Jacqualine, Jacqualyn, Jacquelean, Jacqueleen, Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquelyne, Jacquelynn, Jacquelynne, Jaculine, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaquelyn, Jaquelynn and Zhaqueline.

11 more related forms via Jacqueline: Jacketta, Jackette, Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jacklynne, Jacky, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn and Jaklyn.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Jackelyn Wendy (J.W.), ..

How popular is Jackelyn?

Jackelyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3884 out of 4276, Top 91%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jackelyn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #1070 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jackelyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jackelyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Jackelyn ranked in the Top 2000 are Jacalyn, Jacklyn, Jackqueline, Jaclyn (#1445 the previous year), Jacqualine, Jacquelin, Jacqueline (#258), Jacquelyn (#1199), Jacquelyne, Jacquelynn, Jaquelin, Jaqueline (#1567) and Jaquelyn. Other variants, like Jackette, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Jackelyn was at its peak in the 1980s (adoption of 0.53%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.09%, down 82.5%), with forms like Jaquelin becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jackelyn, Jacalyn, Jacklyn, Jackqueline, Jaclyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacqualine, Jacquelin, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jacquelyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacquelynn, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaquelyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jackelyn and related baby names outside U.S.