Origin: Old English
given name and a nickname for:
Jacob (Hebrew) “supplanter, held by the heel”
John (Hebrew) “God is gracious”
Jacques (French) “he who supplants”
Giacomo (Italian) “he who supplants”
Giacchino (Italian) “established by God”
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jack, Jaq, Jock, Jocko
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
Our Jack is truly a jack-of-all trades.
Shut that computer off right now, Jack.
Jack has a bad sore throat.
1. Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall (b. 1988), English comedian
2. Jack Palance (1919-2006), American actor
born Volodymyr Palahniuk
3. Jack Kerouac (1922-69), American novelist and poet.
born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac
Jack Middle Names