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What does Jacq mean?

Jacq Pronunciation of Jacq [jacq] as a boys' name. The meaning of Jacq is "God is gracious; he who supplants". Jacq is a version of Jack (Old English, Hebrew): name based on John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious, supplants (victory).


Jacq has 2 variants: Jak and Jaq.

4 more different relations via Jack: Jackie, Jacko, Jacky and Jacqin.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaba, Jaro, ..

(female) Jadi, Jale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jacq Tobias (J.T.), ..

How popular is Jacq?

Jacq is an unusual given name for males. Jacq is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jack (#40 via latest list), Jackie (#1725) and Jacky are the prominent alternative forms of Jacq (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jacko, are uncommon. These forms of Jacq were favored during the years 1930-1939 (median #339) and have become much less widespread since (#1255, 58% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Jacq is alike in pronunciation to Jacque, Jacques, Jake and Jock. Other recommended names are Ja-, Jaap, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jaco, Jacob, Jacot, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jae, Jael, Jago, Jagu, Jai, Jaice, Jair, Jame, Jan, Jano, Jarl, Jary, Jase, Javi, Jax, Jay, Jayce, Jaye and Jazz. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jacq.

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