Jac - boys name

Jac name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Jac name meaning:

The name Jac is a shortened form of the name Jacob or Jacques. Jacob is a Hebrew name that means "supplanter" or "holder of the heel." In the Bible, Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the father of the twelve sons who became the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel. The name Jacques, on the other hand, is a French variation of Jacob.

The name Jac is often used as a standalone name in some cultures, while in others it serves as a nickname or a shortened form. It is a masculine name typically given to boys. Some parents may choose the name Jac as a way to honor their French heritage or simply because they find it appealing. The name has a strong and timeless quality, evoking a sense of strength and determination. Overall, the name Jac carries a rich history and meaning, and it can be a unique and charming choice for a boy.


Related names

Jac , Anschel, Anshel, Anshil, Ashu, Hamish , Jacalyn, Jacki, Jackie, Jackleen, Jacklynn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacobina, Jacqualine, Jacque, Jacqueleen, Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquelyne, Jacquelynne, Jacquetta.-Jacquet, Jacqui, Jake , Jaklyn, Jakob , Jamesina, Jameson , Jamieson, Jaquelin, Jaxine, Jayme , Jaymes, Jeb, Jem , Jemmy, Jimmie , Jock, Rachael , Yacoub , Jacca, Jago

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Overall UK ranking: 551 out of 4789

70 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (45)

Historical popularity of Jac

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