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What does Jacqueline mean?

Jacqueline Pronunciation of Jacqueline [jacque-line] as a girls' name is pronounced JAK-kwa-lin, jak-LEEN, zhak-LEEN, ZHAK-ah-leen, JAK-ah-lin, JAK-lin. It is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jacqueline is "he who supplants". Feminine of Jacques, the French version of James and Jacob. First used in Britain in the 17th century. First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, whose family was from French origin, was popularly called Jackie. Actresses Jaclyn Smith, Jacqueline Bisset.

Associated with: supplants (victory), britain (england), 17th century, lady (noble).


Jacqueline has 51 variants: Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jackalin, Jackalinne, Jackelyn, Jacketta, Jackette, Jacki, Jackie, Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jacklynne, Jackqueline, Jacky, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqi, Jacqlyn, Jacqualine, Jacqualyn, Jacquel, Jacquelean, Jacqueleen, Jacquelin, Jacquelina, Jacquella, Jacquelle, Jacquelyn, Jacquelyne, Jacquelynn, Jacquelynne, Jacquenetta, Jacquenette, Jacquetta, Jacquette, Jacqui, Jacquine, Jaculine, Jakleen, Jaklyn, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaquelyn, Jaquelynn, Jaquith, Zacqueline, Zakelina, Zhakelina and Zhaqueline.

1 more related form via Jackie, Jaclyn: Jacquie.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Jacqueline?

Jacqueline is a very popular first name for women (#86 out of 4276, Top 2%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jacqueline entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #51 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #258 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Jacquelyn (#1199 from current records), Jaclyn (#1445), Jaqueline (#1567), Jacquelynn, Jacquelyne, James, Jaquelyn, Jaquelin, Jacquie, Jacquelin, Jackie, Jacki, Jackelyn, Jacklyn, Jackqueline, Jacqualine, Jacob and Jacalyn are the prominent varying forms of Jacqueline (#258 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Jacqueline was at its highest 4 decades ago (median #1335) and is now significantly less (#1814, 83.6%).

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacklyn, Jackqueline, Jaclyn, Jacob, Jacqualine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquelyne, Jacquelynn, Jacquie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aceline, Acquilina, Asceline, Cateline, Cauline, Jacelyn, Jacine, Jackleen, Jacklynn, Jaclynn, Jacobine, Jacque, Jacquey, Jaline, Jasolin, Joaquine, Jocelin, Jocelina, Jocelinda (see Jocelyn), Joceline, Jocelyn, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Jocelynne, Joeline, Josaline, Joscelin, Josceline, Joselina, Joseline, Joselyne, Josiline, Josline, Jossline, Joycelin, Juelline, Juline, Kateline, Katheline, Madeline, Magdeline, Marceline, Michaeline, Micheline, Pauline, Racquel, Racquell and Raquelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jacqueline.

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