Baby name Jack
Meaning:god is gracious
Description: Originally a pet form of John, but now a well-established given name in its own right. It is derived from Middle English Jankin, later altered to Jackin. It is sometimes also used as an informal pet form of James, perhaps influenced by the French form Jacques. It has been the most popular boys’ name in England and Wales since 1995. Well-known bearers include the actor Jack Nicholson and the golfer Jack Nicklaus, as well as fictional characters Jack Bauer of TV series 24 and Captain Jack Sparrow.
Statistics for Jack
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Jack' was given to 160.586 Boys, representing 2,51% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Jack'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Jack' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Jack' varied from 5.371 to 10.779 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Jack'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Jack' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Jack' varied from rank 1 to 3.