Jacques - Meaning of Jacques
Jacques is a variant of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian) in the French language.
Jacques is also a variant of the name James (English and Hebrew) in the Dutch, English, and French languages.
See also the related form, Jean-Jacques (French).
Jacques is rare as a baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1973, 0.010% of baby boys were given the name Jacques. It had a ranking of #630 then. The baby name has declined in popularity since then, and is today of very light use. Out of the family of boy names directly linked to Jacques, James was the most regularly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Jacques: ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"
Details of famous persons named Jacques:
Explorer Jacques Cartier, born 1491.
President of France Jacques Chirac, born 29 November 1932, Paris, France.