Jackie: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Jackie

For girls, it's a diminutive of Jacqueline, meaning "to take over" - and for boys, it's a variation of Jack, meaning "the Lord is gracious." Either way, it's fitting, though the takeover part might feel a smidge more accurate sometimes.

Nicknames:

Jack.

Famous people named Jackie:

Former U.S. First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis; Olympian heptathlete Jackie Joyner Kersee; novelist Jackie Collins; singer Jackie Evancho; actor/martial artist Jackie Chan; baseball player Jackie Robinson.

Fun fact:

There are lots of Jackies on TV, in shows including "Dr. Who," "That '70s Show," "Roseanne," "Pretty Little Liars," "Nurse Jackie," and "The Bold and the Beautiful."

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