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What does Jacky mean?

Jacky Pronunciation of Jacky [jacky] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jacky) is an Old English and Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Jacky is "God is gracious; he who supplants; son of Jack". Jacky is an alternate form of Jack (Old English, Hebrew): name based on John (Hebrew). Jacky is also a form of Jackson (Old English): American President Andrew Jackson. Jacky is also used as a variant of Jacob (Hebrew).

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


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

38 more related forms via Jack, Jackson, Jacob, John: Jaap, Jackman, Jackob, Jacksen, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jacq, Jacqin, Jacson, Jago, Jaime, Jak, Jake, Jakeb, Jakob, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jamsey, Jan, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jaq, Jax, Jaxen, Jaxon, Jay, Jayme, Jock and Vanko.

Creative forms:
(male) Jarky, Jockky, ..

(female) Jacca, Jacco, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jacky Irvin (J.I.), ..

How popular is Jacky?

Jacky is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#71610 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jacky was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #623 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Jacky ranked in the Top 2000 are Jack (#40 via latest list), Jackie (#1725), Jackson (#17), Jacob (#4), Jacobi (#1317), Jacobo, Jacoby (#655), Jaime (#485), Jake (#205), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob (#523), Jakub (#1690), James (#7), Jamey, Jamie (#821), Jan (#1677), Jax (#214), Jaxen (#651), Jaxon (#44), Jay (#394), Jayme, Jock and John (#26). Other forms, like Jaap, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jacky was more pronounced in the 1880s (median #1466) and has become significantly reduced since (#979, 71% less usage), with versions such as Jamie becoming less in vogue. Jackson, Jax, Jaxen and Jaxon are four of the more chic baby names here.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakub, James in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jamie, Jan, Jax, Jaxen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaxon, Jay, Jayme, Jock, John in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bucky, Dicky, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jacot, Jacy, Jaray, Jary, Lucky, Micky, Nicky, Ricky and Rocky. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jacky.

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