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What does Jackie mean?

Jackie Pronunciation of Jackie as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Jackie) is pronounced JAK-ee. Diminutive and pet form of Jacqueline. Also used as an independent name in the 20th century, most notably by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Also form of Hyacinth. Also form of Jacobina.


ASSOCIATED WITH 20th century (modern)


VARIANTS Jackee, Jackey, Jacki, Jacky, Jacque, Jacquetta, Jacquey, Jacqui, Jacquie

RELATIONS VIA JACQUELINE Jacalin, Jackalin, Jackette, Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jacqi, Jacquel, Jacquine, Jaculine




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How popular is Jackie?

Jackie is a very prominent first name for women (#235 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#72237 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jackie entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #148 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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?

Jacqueline (#339 FROM RECENT DATA), Jaclyn (#1499), Hyacinth, Jacki, Jacklyn, Jacque and Jacquie are the prominent alternative forms of Jackie. These forms of Jackie reached the height of their popularity 58 years ago (MEDIAN #1057) and have become significantly less common since (#1729, 90% LESS USAGE), with versions like Jacqueline becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jackie, Hyacinth, Jacki, Jacklyn, Jaclyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacque, Jacqueline, Jacquie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jackie is pronounced similarly to Jacqi and Jakiya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Beckie, Cacie, Dacie, Jacee, Jacey, Jaci, Jacie, Jacine, Jacklin, Jaclin, Jacy, Jaicee, Jaimie, Jamie, Jammie, Janie, Jannie, Jaycee, Jaycie, Jaymie, Jaynie, Jessie, Joci, Jocia, Josie, Joycie, Kacie, Lacie, Macie, Malkie, Markie, Mickie, Nickie, Rickie, Ryckie, Tacie and Vickie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jackie.