home > girl names > jacqueline

Jacqueline - Meaning of Jacqueline

What does Jacqueline mean?

Meaning of the name JacquelineJackolynJaclinJackelynJackalynJacalynJacalinJackalinJacalineJaclynnJackalinneJackelineJackquelynJacelynJacilynJackilynJacketaJacklynneJacilynnJacklinJacklynnJackalineJackettaJacketteJackaleneJackalynnJacalynn

[ 3 syll. jac-que-li-ne, ja-cquel-ine ] The baby girl name Jacqueline is pronounced JHAEK-ah-LihN or JHAEK-ah-LiyN in English or ZHaeK-LIYN or ZHae-Kah-LIYN in French †. Jacqueline's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in English and French. The name Jacqueline means 'Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; supplanter'. It is a biblical name derived from yahweh 'name of God' ; aqeb meaning 'heel' ; aqab 'to supplant, to cheat'. The name is considered a diminutive of Jacques. The name was first used by English speakers in the 13th century, although it was only popular in the mid 20th century, promoted by the celebrity status of Jacqueline Kennedy (1929-1994), the wife of President John F. Kennedy; she was of French roots. Jacqueline is the feminine version of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob.

What are the Variant Forms of Jacqueline?




The name Jacqueline is widely used; it has 106 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Jacalin, Jacaline, Jacalyn, Jacalynn, Jacelyn, Jacilyn, Jacilynn, Jackalene, Jackalin, Jackaline, Jackalinne, Jackalyn, Jackalynn, Jackeline, Jackelyn, Jacketa, Jacketta, Jackette, Jackilyn, Jacklin, Jacklynn, Jacklynne, Jackolyn, Jackquelyn, Jaclin, Jaclynn, Jacoline, Jacolyn, Jacqi, and Jacqlyn. Other English forms include the shortenings Jacklyn, Jackquel, Jaclyn, and Jacque, the diminutives Jacci, Jack, Jacki, Jackie, Jacky, Jacqui (used in French too), and Jae, and the spelling variants Jackqueline, Jacqualin, Jacqualine, Jacqualyn, Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquelyne, Jacquelynn, Jacquiline, Jacquinline, Jacquline, Jacqulyn, Jaquelin, Jaqueline (used in French too), and Jaquelyn.

Forms used in foreign languages include Jacquie (French), Jacquita (Spanish), Jaquelina (Spanish), Xaquelina (Galician), and Zakelina (Russian).

See also the related form, the name Jaquana.

See also the related categories, yahweh (god), biblical, wife (sister), diminutive, and french.

Jacqueline is an all-time favorite. Today it is still a popular baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was previously. The name grew in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1960s. At the height of its usage in 1964, 0.613% of baby girls were named Jacqueline. It had a ranking of #37 then. The baby name has seen a steep drop in frequency since then. In 2016, it ranked at #277 with a usage of only 0.059%, but it was nevertheless the most popular within all girl names in its family. Jacqueline was 82% more popular than the next ranked name, Jamie, in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Jacqueline include Jackalin, Jackalinne, Jackalyn, Jacolyn, Jakoline, Jaqueline, Jacalin, Jacaline, Jacalyn, Jackalene, Jackaline, Jackelyn, Jackolyn, Jackqueline, Jaclynn, Jacoline, Jacqualin, Jacqualine, Jacqualyn, and Jacquelin.

† Pronunciation for Jacqueline: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH"

A famous person named Jacqueline is Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, US First Lady, born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier 28 July 1929 - 19 May 1994, Southhampton, New York.

Meaning of Jacqueline Meaning of Jae Meaning of Jakalyn Meaning of Jacyline Meaning of Jacquita Meaning of Jakolyn Meaning of Xaquelina Meaning of Jaquiline Meaning of Jakqueline Meaning of Jamie Meaning of Jackolyn Meaning of Jacob Meaning of Jaquana
Baby Name Explorer for Jacqueline

Jacqueline Popularity Charts

Variant Popularity Chart 
for Jacqueline 
in 2016
Popularity Trend 
for Jacqueline 
from 1900 to 2016
Variant Popularity Trend 
for Jacqueline 
from 1900 to 2016
Legend:
blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name







Copyright © 2009-2018 Baby Names Pedia. All rights reserved.