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Gender: M Meaning of Jackson: "son of Jack" Origin of Jackson: English Jackson's Popularity in 2013: #16

Cool name Jackson is one of the celebrisphere's top favorites, having been chosen by, among others, Spike Lee, Poppy Montgomery, Carson Daly, Maria Bello, Natalie Maines, Scott Wolf, Maya Rudolph, and Katey Sagal. After a spectacular rise, this stylish presidential name has been in the Top 25 since 2010, now up to Number 16.

In addition to historic namesakes Andrew and Stonewall, some art-loving parents may wish to honor Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock.

Jackson is so popular that it now ranks higher on the Social Security list than either John, which is Number 27, or Jack, at 40, perhaps because parents see it as more modern than John and a fuller name than Jack.

Following in its wake are the streamlined spellings Jaxon and Jaxson, which are also increasing in popularity.

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Famous People Named Jackson

(Monroe) Jackson Rathbone, American actor
(Clyde) Jackson Browne, American singer-songwriter
(Paul) Jackson Pollock, American painter
Jackson Theron (b. 2011), son of actress Charlize Theron
Jackson Levi Duggar, 15th child of reality TV's Duggar family
Jackson Phillip (b. 2007), son of actors Adam Kaufman and Poppy Montgomery
Jackson Anthony (b. 2012), son of athlete Chris Bosh and Adrienne Williams
Jackson Spiner (b.2002), son of actor Brent Spiner
Jackson Slade Pasdar, son of singer Natalie Maines and actor Adrian Pasdar
Jackson Riley, grandson of actor Jim Carrey
Jackson Frayn "Jack" Harries, English actor; twin brother Finn Harries
Jackson James Daly, son of TV personality Carson Daly
Jackson Wright "Jack" Anderson, son of actress Maya Rudolph
Jackson Five, American musical group
Michael Jackson, American pop singer
Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the U.S.
Stonewall Jackson, American Civil War general

Pop Culture References for the Name Jackson

Jackson "Jax" Teller, main character on TV's "Sons of Anarchy"
Jackson Stewart, character on TV's "Hannah Montana"
Jackson Avery, surgeon on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Jackson Gibbs, father of Leroy Gibbs on TV's "NCIS"
Jackson Haisley, character on TV's "The Agency"
Jackson Curtis, main character in film "2012"
"Miss Jackson," song by Panic! At The Disco

Jack, Jackie, Jacksen, Jacksin, Jacky, Jacson, Jakeson, Jakson, Jaxen, Jaxon, Jaxson

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