♂ Name Jack – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jack

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Jack is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Jack

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

Pronunciation of Jack

Alternate spelling of Jack


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