GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French, English
PRONOUNCED: ZHAK-LEEN (French), JAK-ə-leen (English), JAK-ə-lin (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

French feminine form of JACQUES, also commonly used in the English-speaking world.
DIMINUTIVES: Jacquette (French), Jaci, Jacki, Jackie, Jaki, Jakki (English), Jacqui (English (British))
MASCULINE FORMS: Jacques, Jacky (French), Jacob, James, Jaycob, Jaymes (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zhaklina (Bulgarian), Žaklina (Croatian), Jacobine, Bine (Danish), Jacoba, Jacobina, Jacobine, Jacomina, Coba (Dutch), Giacoma, Giacomina (Italian), Zhaklina (Macedonian), Jacobine (Norwegian), Żaklina (Polish), Jaqueline (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Jamesina (Scottish), Žaklina (Serbian)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017