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Jacky (girl)

What does Jacky mean?

Jacky Pronunciation of Jacky [jacky] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jacky) is a Greek and Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Jacky is "hyacinth; he who supplants". Jacky is an alternate form of Hyacinth (Greek). Mythology: originally a masculine name. Jacky is also a variation of Jackie: diminutive and pet version of Jacqueline. Jacky is also used as a derivative of Jacobina (Hebrew).

Associated with: greek, supplants (victory).


Jacky has 7 variants: Jackee, Jackey, Jacki, Jacqi, Jacquey, Jacqui and Jacquie.

11 more alternative forms via Hyacinth, Jackie, Jacobina, Jacqueline: Jacalyn, Jackelyn, Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jacoba, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jacque and Jaklyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Janky, Jeanky, ..

(male) Jacjay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jacky Jackeline (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jacky?

Jacky is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#71610 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Jacky (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Jacqueline (#258 in recent rankings), Jaclyn (#1445), Jacque, Jacklyn, Jacquie, Jackie, Jacalyn, Jackelyn, Jacki and Hyacinth. Other variants, like Jacoba, are seldom used. These relations of Jacky reached the apex of their popularity 35 years ago (median #1297) and have become significantly less popular since (#1770, down 83.5%), with versions like Jacklyn becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jacque, Jacqueline, Jacquie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jacky is alike in pronunciation to Jakiya and Jecca. Other recommended names are Becky, Jacee, Jacey, Jaci, Jacie, Jacy, Jady, Jaimy, Jamey, Janay, Jandy, Janey, Janka, Janny, Jany, Jay, Jazzy, Micky, Nicky, Ricky and Vicky. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jacky.

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