The French feminine form of Jacques, which is derived from Jacob and James, this name means “to take over” and “to seize.” And since your child will take over your life from the second she enters this world, Jacqueline fits the bill.


Jackie, Jacquie, Ellen.

Famous people named Jacqueline:

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (wife of JFK); actresses Jacqueline Obradors, Jacqueline (Jackée) Harry, Jacqueline Bissett; professional basketball player Jacqueline Batteast.

Fun fact:

Fictional Jacqueline (Jackie) Burkhart was played by Mila Kunis on That 70s Show.

More Inspiration:

Joyful J Names For Baby Girls, Perfect 3-Syllable Girl Names, Très Jolie! French Girl Names For Your Belle Fille,