What does Jacklyn mean?
Jacklyn [jack-lyn] as a girls' name has its root in American, and the name Jacklyn means "he who supplants". Jacklyn is a version of Jaclyn (American): simplified spelling of Jacquelyn. Jacklyn is also a variant of Jacqueline (French, Hebrew).
Associated with: supplants (victory).
(female) Jackzlyn, Jarlyn, ..
(male) Jackin, Jackke, .. Middle name pairings:
Jacklyn Kaitlynn (J.K.), ..
How popular is Jacklyn?
Jacklyn is a very popular first name for women (#934 out of 4276, Top 22%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Jacklyn entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #491 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Jacalyn, Jackelyn, Jacki, Jackie, Jaclyn (#1445 from current records), Jaclynn, Jacqueline (#258), Jacquelyn (#1199) and Jaquelyn are the prominent varying forms of Jacklyn. These forms of Jacklyn reached the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1%, down 84.1%), with versions like Jackie becoming less stylish.
Jacklyn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Joclyn. Other suggested similar names are Jacelyn, Jackey, Jaelyn, Jalyn▼, Jamilyn, Janalyn, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasolin, Jazlyn▲, Jazlynn▲, Jazzalyn, Jazzlyn, Jeslyn, Jesslyn, Jocelin, Jocelyn, Jocelyne▼, Jocelynn, Josalyn, Joscelyn, Joselyn▼, Josilyn, Joslyn▲, Josslyn, Joycelyn and Jozlyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jacklyn.See names in meaning and etymology.