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Jackie (boy)

What does Jackie mean?

Jackie Pronunciation of Jackie [jack-ie] as a name for boys (also used less commonly as girls' name Jackie) is of Old English and Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Jackie is "God is gracious; he who supplants; son of Jack". Jackie is an alternate form of Jack (Old English, Hebrew): name based on John (Hebrew). Jackie is also a derivative of Jackson (Old English): American President Andrew Jackson. Jackie is also used as a variation of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: old english, gracious, supplants (victory).


Jackie has 4 variants: Jacko, Jacky, Jakie and Jocko.

32 more alternative forms via Jack, Jackson, Jacob, John: Jackman, Jackob, Jacksen, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jacq, Jacqin, Jacques, Jacquet, Jacson, Jaime, Jak, Jake, Jakeb, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, Jamesie, Jamie, Jancsi, Janko, Janne, Jayme, Jenkin, Jimmie, Jock, Johnie and Jonnie.

1 feminine form: Jacqueline.

Creative forms:
(male) Jackan, Jarie, ..

(female) Jackina, Jackki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jackie Aden (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jackie?

Jackie is a very popular first name for men (#306 out of 1220, Top 25%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#72237 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jackie was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #117 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, and is currently at #1725. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Jackie (#1725 from recent data) are Jack (#40 from recent data), Jackson (#17), Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacobi (#1317), Jacobo, Jacoby (#655), Jacques (#1713), Jaime (#485), Jake (#205), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob (#523), Jakobe (#1174), Jakub (#1690), Jamie (#821), Jayme, Jimmie, Jock, John (#26), Johnie and Jonnie. These forms of Jackie were favored by parents 135 years ago (average #1425) and have become significantly less popular since (#1234, 70% less usage), with versions like Jackie becoming less trendy. John has been the most prevalent, though Jacob is now the preferred form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jackie, Jack, Jackson, Jacky, Jacob in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacques, Jaime in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakub, Jamie, Jayme, Jimmie, Jock in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of John, Johnie, Jonnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackson, Jacob, Jake, Jakob outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jakub, Jamie, John outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Archie, Bailie, Barnie, Buckie, Dandie, Dickie, Frankie, Gabbie, Gardie, Garvie, Hackit, Harlie, Heckie, Hocklie (see Hockley), Ikie, Jabin, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jachim, Jachin, Jacot, Jacque, Jacy, Jae, Jaelin, Jai, Jaice, Jaide, Jaidin, Jailin, Jaimie, Jair, Jakim, Jalil, Jamaine, Jamil, Jamile, Jamin, Jardine, Jarid, Jarvee, Jarvis, Jase, Javi, Jayce, Jaycee, Jaye, Jaymie, Jeffie, Jemmie, Jerrie, Jessie, Joachim, Kasie, Lacie, Lannie, Larie, Laurie, Mackie, Malakie, Mannie, Massie, Maurie, Nickie, Parrie, Paulie, Randie, Rickie, Sachie, Sandie, Skie, Wallie and Zackie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jackie.

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