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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JAK-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of JACK or JACQUELINE. A notable bearer was baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.
VariantsJacqui, Jaci, Jacki, Jaki, Jakki
Masculine FormsJacob, James, Jaycob, Jaymes
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ganix, Ion, Jon(Basque) Ivan(Belarusian) Jehohanan, Johanan, John(Biblical) Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Yann(Breton) Ioan, Ivan, Yoan, Zhaklina(Bulgarian) Joan(Catalan) Jowan(Cornish) Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni(Corsican) Ivan, Žaklina(Croatian) Ivan, Jan(Czech) Ivan, Jacobine, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon(Danish) Jacoba, Jacobina, Jacobine, Jacomina, Jan, Johan, Johannes(Dutch) Johano(Esperanto) Jaan, Johannes, Juhan(Estonian) Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón(Faroese) Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani(Finnish) Jacqueline, Jean, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Jacquette(French) Xoán(Galician) Ioane, Ivane(Georgian) Jan, Johann, Johannes(German) Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis(Greek) Keoni(Hawaiian) Yochanan(Hebrew) Iván, János(Hungarian) Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane(Irish) Giacoma, Giacomina, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano(Italian) Johannes, Joannes(Late Roman) Jānis(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Jonas(Lithuanian) Ivan, Jovan, Zhaklina(Macedonian) Ean, Juan(Manx) Hann, Jackin, Jan, Jankin, Jon(Medieval English) Jehan(Medieval French) Ivan, Jacobine, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon(Norwegian) Joan(Occitan) Yahya(Persian) Iwan, Jan, Janusz, Żaklina(Polish) João(Portuguese) Jaqueline(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Ioan, Ion(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Giuanne(Sardinian) Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jamesina, Jock, Seoc, Jockie, Jocky(Scottish) Ivan, Jovan, Žaklina(Serbian) Ivan, Ján(Slovak) Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan(Slovene) Jan(Sorbian) Iván, Juan(Spanish) Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon(Swedish) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan(Ukrainian) Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn(Welsh)

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