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Jackie is an informal name that works for either gender. It has a lighthearted feel, originating from more formal options like Jacqueline and Jack. As of 2021, Jackie is a top 3,000 baby name at rank 2,915.

Meaning of the Name Jackie

Jackie began as a nickname for Jack and Jacqueline and means supplanter or “God is gracious”. Jack came from Jackin, which was a Medieval nickname for John. Jacqueline was the feminine form of Jacques, a traditional French name. Jacques came from the Hebrew Iacobus, while John derived from the Greek Ioannes.

Jackie originated from Jack and Jacqueline. Jacqueline dates back to the ancient Hebrew name Iacobus, which means “supplanter.” Jack dates back to the Greek option, Ioannes. Ioannes translates to “God is gracious.”

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Nicknames for Jackie

Jackie is informal and youthful. It is lighthearted, fun, and deserving of a playful nickname. We've compiled a list of nicknames commonly associated with Jackie. However, feel free to come up with your own unique twist.

Jackie Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Neutral

Pronunciation: JAK-ee

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Jackie

  • Jackee
  • Jackei
  • Jackey
  • Jacki
  • Jacky 
  • Jakee
  • Jackeigh

Jackie Name Popularity

Jackie first became a top 1,000 name in America in 1922 at rank 727. It lasted until 2001 when it was number 886. Jackie ranked highest in 1935 at 102. As of 2021, Jackie is a top 3,000 option.

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Great Middle Names for Jackie and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Jackie

  • Jackie Robinson (baseball player)
  • Jackie Chan (martial arts actor)
  • Jackie Derrida (philosopher)
  • Jackie DeShannon (singer)
  • Jackie Zeman (actress, “General Hospital”)
  • Jackie Peyton (character from “Nurse Jackie”)
  • Jackie (character from “Hilary and Jackie”)
  • Jackie Harris (character from “Roseanne”)
  • Jackie Molina (character from “Pretty Little Liars”)
  • Jackie Hoffman (character from “Spy School”)
  • Jackie Tardio (character from “Grown Ups”)
  • “Jackie Blue” (song from the Ozark Mountain Daredevils)
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