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 & CulturesGjon(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) 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, Žaklina, Zhaklina(Macedonian) Ġwann(Maltese) 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) Ivan, João(Portuguese) Jaqueline(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Ioan, Ion, Ivan(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Sione(Samoan) Giuanne(Sardinian) Ian, Jamesina, Jock, Jockie, Jocky(Scottish) Eòin, Iain, Seoc(Scottish Gaelic) Ivan, Jovan, Žaklina(Serbian) Ivan, Ján(Slovak) Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan(Slovene) Jan(Sorbian) Iván, Juan(Spanish) Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon(Swedish) Sione(Tongan) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan(Ukrainian) Evan, Ieuan, Ioan, Siôn(Welsh)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020