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Jacqueline Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Jacqueline is of French and English origin.

The meaning of Jacqueline is "supplanter".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 246  in baby name popularity for girls with 1301 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Jacqueline Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jacqueline has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jacqueline to other names.


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Jacqueline is a form of the name Jacques.

Variants of the name Jacqueline include Jacaline, Jacqueleen, Jacquelyn, Jacquelynne, Jacquetta, Jaqueline, Jaquelyn.

The names Jacalyn, Jachueline, Jackalyn, Jackelaine, Jackeline, Jackelyn, Jacolin, Jacoueline, Jacquaille, Jacqualine, Jacqualyn, Jacquanette, Jacquelin, Jacquelyne, Jacquelynn are all forms of Jacqueline.

Jacqueline has the diminutives (nicknames) Jackey, Jacki, Jackie, Jackilyn, Jackleen, Jacklina, Jackline, Jacklyn, Jacklynn, Jackquelin, Jackquelyn, Jaclyn, Jaclyne, Jacquette, Jacqui.

Other Tidbits

Jacqueline falls into the easy nickname name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jacqueline Bisset.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Jacqueline in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jacqueline in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.