[ 2 syll. jac-kie, ja-ck-ie ] The baby boy name Jackie is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as JHAEKiy †. Jackie is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from English and Hebrew origins.
Jackie is a pet form of the name Jack (English and Dutch) in the English language.
Jackie is also a pet form of the name Jackson (English).
Jackie is also a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew) in the English language.
Jackie is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1935 with 0.178% of baby boys being given the name Jackie. Its ranking then was #102. The baby name has since experienced a steep fall in popularity, and is today of irregular use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Jackie, Jackson was the most frequently used. Although there were times from 1904 to 1996 that Jackie was more popular with girls, today it is somewhat used more commonly as a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Jackie: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Jackie:
Actor Jackie Chan, born Chan Kong-Sang, 7 April 1954.
Actor Jackie Gleason, born Herbert John Gleason, 26 February 1916 - 24 June 1987, Brooklyn, New York.
Baseball Player Jackie Robinson, born 31 January 1919 - 24 October 1972, Cairo, Georgia.
Singer Jackie Wilson, born 9 June 1934 - 21 January 1984, Detroit, Michigan.