Jackson
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
JAK-sən
Meaning
Son of Jack; God is merciful.
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The name Jackson means 'Son of Jack'. The name 'Jack' in itself is derived from the Middle English name 'Jackin', which was a nickname for 'Johnkin', which was itself a diminutive form of the name 'John'. The meaning of the name 'john', is 'God is gracious'.

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Famous Jacksons

Jackson Vroman - basketball player
Jackson Bond - actor
Jackson Browne - musician
Jackson Todd - baseball player
Jackson Rathbone - actor, musician

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