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.

Related Names

VariantsJaci, Jacki, Jaki, Jakki(English) Jacqui(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) 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, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon(Danish) Jacoba, Jacomina, Jan, Johan, Johannes, Jacobina, Jacobine(Dutch) Johano(Esperanto) Ivan, Jaan, Johannes, Juhan(Estonian) Jóannes, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón(Faroese) Jone(Fijian) Jani, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani(Finnish) Jacqueline, Jean, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan, Jacquette(French) Xoán(Galician) Ioane, Ivane(Georgian) Jan, Johann, Johannes(German) Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis(Greek) Keoni(Hawaiian) Yochanan(Hebrew) Iván, János(Hungarian) Jens, Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane(Irish) Giacoma, Giacomina, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano(Italian) Johannes, Joannes(Late Roman) Ivans, 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, Żaklina(Polish) João(Portuguese) Jaqueline(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Ioan, Ion, Ivan(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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Entry updated May 29, 2020