What does Jacqueline mean?
Jacqueline \j(a)-cqueli-ne, jac-que-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.
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.
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jacqueline for girls. Jacqueline entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #51 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #246 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Jacqueline and related names. Jacquelyn, James, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jacquelin, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jacque and Jacalyn are the prominent varying forms of Jacqueline (#246 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.3689%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.0685%, down 81.4%), with versions like Jaqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaclyn, Jacklyn and Jackie becoming somewhat dated. Jacqueline (#246) is the most fashionable girl name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)