Jackson

Pronunciation: ja-hkkso-hn
Origin: Greece
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

Jackson is a name of British origin, primarily meaning "son of Jack". The name is just as popular as a surname as it is as a given name, and some of its most famous bearers include President Andrew Jackson, iconic artist Jackson Pollock, and the capital city of Mississippi. The origin of the Jackson surname is most often thought to be English, with some believing it to have arisen in the borders between England and Scotland. It is a patronymic name, referring to the 'son of Jack/John'. In English Baby Names, the meaning of Jackson is "son of Jack", while in Scottish Baby Names, it means "God has been gracious; has shown favor," based on John or Jacques. The name has also become a common American surname.

Jackson Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jackson is currently #51 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Jackson is currently #51 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Jackson is currently #22 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Jackson is currently #22 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jackson is currently #50 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Jackson is currently #50 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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