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Meaning of Jackson

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The name Jackson has the following meaning:

The son of Jack or John.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Jackson is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 51 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jackson rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 7 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 25 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jackson in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Jackson is pronounced as jak-sun


Jackson originates from the English language.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jackson and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jackson: Boys - Claud, Cleveland, Curley, Dandre, Daquan, Draven, Easton, Ford, Hobson, Jarrell, Keaton, Merton, Millard, Nolan, Oakley, Remington, Roswell, Sawyer, Turner, Girls - Afton, Bernita, Dreama, Elisa, Elnora, Jacey, Jakayla, Jannie, Kaydence, Mardell, Maryjane, Rosamond, Shyanne, Skyla, Sudie, Treva, Trista, Both genders - Emory, Lane, Marley, Paris, Taylor


Popular Variants for the name Jackson: Jack, Jackie, Jacksen, Jacksun, Jacky, Jacsen, Jacson, Jaksen, Jakson, Jax, Jaxen, Jaxon (English), Jaxsen, Jaxson, Jaxsun, Jaxun


Common nicknames for the name Jackson are: Jack, Jax


We think the name Jackson should fall under the following style category: Ending with N.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jackson to be: Handsome and intelligent chap

In one word, you might describe Jackson as a(n) "handsome" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Jackson (or its variants) are:

Jackson Vroman, born on 6 June, a famous athlete. Jackson Vroman's background: An American professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA and currently with BC Lietuvos Rytas of Lithuania.

Clyde Jackson Browne, born on 9 October, a famous singer. Clyde Jackson Browne's background: An American rock singer-songwriter and musician, whose introspective lyrics made him the poster boy of the Southern California confessional singer-songwriter movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Jackson Pollock, born on 28 January, a famous artist. Jackson Pollock's background: An influential American painter and a major force in the abstract expressionist movement. He was married to noted abstract painter Lee Krasner.
Jacob (1)
Joshua (3)
Joseph (8)
John (17)
Jonathan (21)
Justin (27)
Jordan (37)
Jason (42)
Jackson (51)
Juan (53)
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