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What does Jacklyn mean?

Jacklyn Pronunciation of 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).


Jacklyn has 9 variants: Jackleen, Jacklin, Jacklynn, Jacklynne, Jaclin, Jaclynn, Jacqlyn, Jakleen and Jaklyn.

12 more related forms via Jaclyn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn: Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jackalin, Jackelyn, Jacki, Jackie, Jacky, Jacolyn, Jacqualyn, Jaculine and Jaquelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Jarlyn, ..

(male) Jackin, ..

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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacklyn, Jacalyn, Jackelyn, Jacki, Jackie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaclyn, Jaclynn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaquelyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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