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Meaning and name origin

Jackson \j(a)-ck-son\ as a boy's name is pronounced JAK-sen. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Jackson is "son of Jack". American President Andrew Jackson; Civil War General Stonewall Jackson; artist Jackson Pollock; singer Jackson Browne.


Jackson has 10 variant forms: Jack, Jackie, Jacksen, Jacky, Jacson, Jakson, Jax, Jaxen, Jaxon and Jaxson.


Jackson is a somewhat popular first name for males (#615 out of 1220, Top 50%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#13 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jackson for boys. Jackson reached its highest rank of #16 in the U.S. in 2013. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jackson and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jackson (#17), Jack (#41), Jaxon (#46), Jaxson (#85), Jax (#209), Jaxen (#550), Jacky and Jackie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackie, Jackson, Jacky, Jax, Jaxen, Jaxon, Jaxson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackson, Jacky, Jaxon, Jaxson outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Jaison, Jason and Jayson. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jackson.