Jacques
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
ZHAK
Meaning
Following after
More info about the name "Jacques"

Jacques is a French variant of Jacob. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God' and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.

Popularity of the Name Jacques
Famous Jacques

Jacques Chirac - former French President
Jacques Lemaire - hockey player
Jacques Plante - hockey player
Jacques Becker - film director
Jacques Feyder - film director
Jacques Perrin - actor
Jacques Torres - chef

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