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pinWhat does Jack mean?

Jack /jack/ as a boys' name is pronounced jak. It is of Old English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jack is "God is gracious; he who supplants".

Name based on John (Hebrew), or Jacques, the French form of Jacob (Hebrew). The name has a rugged, down-to-earth aura. Jackie is used more for girls than for boys. Actors Jackie Gleason, Jack Nicholson, Jack Black; comedian Jack Benny; exercise guru Jack LaLanne.


Jack has 8 variants: Jackie, Jackman, Jacko, Jacky, Jacq, Jacqin, Jak and Jaq.

Affiliated boy name: Jackson.

Jack has 47 more relations via Jackie, Jacob, Jacques, John: Ean, Hans, Iago, Iain, Ian, Jaap, Jackob, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jacot, Jacque, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jan, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jay, Jayme, Jean, Jeb, Jens, Jian, Jim, Joao, Jock, Jocko, Jon, Jona, Juan, Vanek, Vanko and Zane.

Jack has 1 feminine form: Jaxine.

Kreatif forms: Jackia, Jackke. [more]

pinHow popular is Jack?

Jack is a very popular first name for males (#53 out of 1220, Top 4%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2376 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Jack for boys. Jack reached its highest rank of #17 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #41 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jack name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jack and related names. Ean (#997 last year), Hans, Iain, Ian (#77), Jackie, Jackson (#17), Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jacques, Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jakub, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jan, Jay (#372), Jayme, Jean, Jens, Jim, John (#26), Jon (#675), Juan (#98) and Zane (#224) are the popular related forms of Jack (#41 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. These forms of Jack were at the top of their popularity in the 1970s (average #511) and are almost as popular today (#608, 19.8%), but with forms such as Jean becoming less trendy. James has historically been the top pick of parents, though Jake has become popular as well over time.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jack, Ean, Hans, Ian, Jackie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jackson, Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby, Jacques in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jake, Jakob, James, Jamey in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamie, Jan, Jay, Jayme, Jean in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jim, John, Jon, Juan, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Iain, Ian, Jackson, Jacob outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jake, Jakob, Jakub, James, Jamie outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jay, Jens, John, Zane outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Beck, Black, Buck, Dack, Dick, Heck, Ja-, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jae, Jael, Jagu, Jai, Jaice, Jair, Jame, Janak, Jano, Jarek, Jarl, Jary, Jase, Javi, Jax, Jayce, Jaye, Jazz, Jerack, Jerk, Jorck, Lock, Luck, Mack, Mick, Nick, Rick, Rock, Tuck, Vick, Wick, Wyck and Zack. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jack.