[ 2 syll. jac-klyn, ja-ckl-yn ] The baby girl name Jacklyn is pronounced as YAE-KLihN †. Jacklyn is primarily used in English and it is of Hebrew origin. Jacklyn is a shortening of the English and French name Jacqueline.
See also the related form, the English, French, and German Yvette.
Jacklyn is a rare baby name for girls. At the peak of its usage in 1987, 0.026% of baby girls were named Jacklyn. It ranked at #453 then. The baby name has since steeply dropped in popularity, and is now used on a very modest scale. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly related to Jacklyn, Jacqueline was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Jacklyn include Yacklin, Yacklyn, Yacklynne, Yacqlyn, Yaklyn, Yaclyn, Yacquelean, Yacqueleen, Yaculine, Yakleen, Yalane, Yalyne, Yaquelyn, Yaquelynn, Yocelin, Yocelyn, Ugolin, Yacalin, Yacalyn, and Yackalin.
† Pronunciation for Jacklyn: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"