Name Jack Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jack


Jack is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jack?

Jack is an English name. Jack derived from the names Jenkin, Jankin or Jackin, which are diminutives of the name John. Besides, Jack derived from the French name Jacques.

What does the name Jack mean?

Jack means “Yahweh is gracious” and “Yahweh is merciful” (from John) or “may God protect” and “holder of the heel” or “supplanter” (from Jacques).

Pronunciation of Jack

Variants of the name Jack


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Popularity of the name Jack

The name Jack is ranked #256 overall.

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