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male Jack [Boy] Added by: JustineMumsnet

Origin

  • English
  • Hebrew
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Meaning/history

  • Short form of Jackin (itself derived from Jankin), a medieval diminutive of John
  • the Lord is gracious
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Nicknames

  • Jax, Jackie, john
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Interesting Jacks

  • Jack Frost
  • Jack Black
  • Jack White
  • Jack Sparrow
  • Captain Jack Harkness
  • Jack Bauer
  • Jack Straw
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Unfortunate Jacks

  • Jack the ripper
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Jack goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Riley, Sarah, Alexander, Lola, Schuyler, Camilla, Saskia, Maisie, William, Siblings: Jill, Chloe, James, nooo, Thomas
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When I hear Jack
I think of...

  • chose the name before it became popular
  • Naughty
  • Strong, uncomplicated, fun and happy.
  • parents with no imagination whatsoever
  • scarecrows
  • a strong boy
  • Overused and dull
  • Charming
  • Loving
  • Full of character
  • Funny
  • Handsome
  • COMMON AS MUCK
  • My shining light
  • Caring of animals and a great friend
  • cool, confident
  • the opposite of the first suggestion! Unreliable, selfish and mildly psychotic
  • dependable, reliable, honest, salt of the earth
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Jack will be a:

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Jack will wear:

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Jack will shop at:

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