Jack - Meaning of Jack

What does Jack mean?

[ 1 syll. jac(k), ja-ck ] The baby girl name Jack is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced JHAHK †. Jack is of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly in English. Jack is a diminutive of the English and French Jacqueline.

See also the related categories, english and hebrew.

Jack is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1928, 0.008% of baby girls were named Jack. It had a ranking of #724 then. The baby name has seen a drop in frequency since then, and is of only sporadic use today. Within the family of girl names directly related to Jack, Jacqueline was the most frequently used in 2018. Jack has in the last century been mainly given to boys. There were 189 times more boys than girls who were named Jack in 1933.

Baby names that sound like Jack include Jae (English and Korean), Jah, Jay (English and Indian), Jaye (English), Jes, Jessa (English), Jessah (English), Jessé, Jessie (English, Scottish, German, and Hebrew), Jessy (English, Scottish, and German), Jeyz, Jez (English), Jezz, Jie, Jo (English and German), Joe (English), Joh, Joi (English), Joice (English), and Joise.

† Pronunciation for Jack: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"

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