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


Jak is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jak?

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

What does the name Jak mean?

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

Pronunciation of Jak

Variants of the name Jak


Popularity of the name Jak

The name Jak is ranked #5162 overall.

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