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Jacqueline is a formal baby name. It is the feminine variation of the traditional title, Jacques. Jacqueline remains a top 500 baby name in America, ranking at number 442 in 2020.

Meaning of the name Jacqueline:

French: supplanter

Origin of the name Jacqueline:

The baby name Jacqueline began as the feminine form of the traditionally French Jacques. Jacques is the French variation of Iacobus, a title seen in the New Testament of the Bible. Iacobus is the Latin variation of James.

Symbolism of the name Jacqueline:

Jacqueline has the same meaning as Jacques, a traditional French baby name for boys. Jacques comes from the Latin Iacobus, a form of James. James is a name seen in the New Testament, which directly translates to “supplanter.”

Style of the name Jacqueline:

Traditional

Gender of the name Jacqueline:

Jacqueline is a formal name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Jacqueline:

JAK-uh-lin, JAK-uh-leen

Number of syllables in the name Jacqueline:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Jacqueline:

Jacqueline is a formal and refined baby name. It is noble and upscale.

Alternative spellings for the name Jacqueline

  • Jackeline
  • Jaclyn
  • Jacquelin
  • Jacquelyn
  • Jaclyn

Nicknames for the name Jacqueline:

Popularity of the name Jacqueline:

Jacqueline is still a top 500 baby name option in America. As of 2020, it was at rank 442 for girls. Jacqueline was a top 100 option from 1928 to 2003. It ranked highest in 1964 and 1961 at number 37.

Related names for the name Jacqueline:

Great middle names for Jacqueline and their meanings:

  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Kennedy (helmeted chief, misshapen head)
  • Marie (star of the sea)
  • Nicole (people of victory)
  • Louise (famous warrior)
  • Michelle (who is like God?)
  • Shea (esteemed, dauntless one)
  • Primrose (first rose)

Famous people with the name Jacqueline:

Jacquelines in popular culture:

  • Jacqueline Barrett (character from “Jack & Jill”)
  • Jacqueline (character from “Doctor Who”)
  • Jacqueline Burkhart (character from “That 70's Show”)
  • Jacqueline Wilcox (character from “Heroes”)
  • Jacqueline Knight (character from “The Bold and the Beautiful”)