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What does Jak mean?

Jak Pronunciation of Jak [jak] as a name for boys. Jak means "God is gracious; he who supplants". Jak is an alternate spelling of Jack (Old English, Hebrew): name based on John (Hebrew).

ASSOCIATED WITH gracious, supplants (victory)



RELATIONS VIA JACK Jackie, Jacko, Jacky

(male) Jark, Joak, ..

(female) Jaca, Ji, ..

Jak Nathaniel (J.N.), ..

How popular is Jak?

Jak is an unusual first name for males. Jak is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Jak (NOT IN TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Jack (#40 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Jackie (#1725) and Jacky. Other forms, like Jaq, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Jak was more pronounced 85 years ago (MEDIAN #339) and is now much lower (#1255, 57.8%). (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Jak is pronounced similarly to Jake and Jock. Other suggested similar names are Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jan, Jax, Jay, Oak and Zak. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jak.

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