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Gender: F Meaning of Jacqueline: "supplanter" Origin of Jacqueline: French, feminine diminutive of Jacques Jacqueline's Popularity in 2013: #239

To most Americans, the French Jacqueline still recalls the Kennedy era and its elegant First Lady, although it's lost a good measure of its glamorous image and Gallic gloss. Jacqueline and Jackie peaked as names in 1961, the age of Camelot, reaching a high of Number 37. It's now at 229, not really sharing in brother name Jack's new turn in the spotlight.

The name was imported into England by a French sister-in-law of Henry V (known as Dame Jack) and had reached the top 50 in this country by the 1920s. It's one of those names with a bunch of different spellings, the most common of which is Jaclyn.

Barbara Walter named her only child Jacqueline.

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Famous People Named Jacqueline

Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, former First Lady of the United States as wife of President John F. Kennedy
Jacqueline "Jackie" Evancho, American child opera singer
Jacqueline Emerson, American singer/actress
Jacqueline Laurita, American reality TV personality, "Real Housewives of New Jersey"
Jacqueline "Jackie" Joyner-Kersee, American Olympic heptathlete
Jacqueline Wilson, British author
Jacqueline Carey, American author
Jacqueline Hennessy, Canadian TV presenter; twin sister Jill Hennessy
Jacqueline Samantha "Jackie" Sandler, American actress and wife of Adam Sandler
Jacqueline Joe, New Zealand actress
Jacqueline Mary Jossa, English Actress
(Winifred) Jacqueline Fraser Bisset, English actress
Jacqueline Jill "Jackie" Collins, English novelist
Jacqueline DeLois Moore, American pro wrestler
Jacqueline Mary du Pré, English cellist
Jacqueline Rayner, English novelist
Jacqueline Susann, American novelist
Jacqueline Fernandez, Bollywood actress and Miss Sri Lanka Universe 2006
Jacqueline Cochran (born Bessie Lee Pittman), American aviatrix

Pop Culture References for the Name Jacqueline

Jacqueline "Jack" Barrett, character on TV's "Jack & Jill"
Jacqueline, character in "Le Medecin malgre lui" by Moliere
Jacqueline Andrea Suzette "Jackie" Tyler, character on TV's "Doctor Who"
Jacqueline "Jackie" Beulah Burkhart, character on TV's "That 70's Show"
Jacqueline "Jackie" Wilcox, character on TV's "Heroes"
Jacqueline "Jackie" Marone Knight, character on American soap "The Bold and the Beautiful"
"Jacqueline", song by Franz Ferdinand

Jacalin, Jacalyn, Jackaline, Jackalinne, Jackelyn, Jacketta, Jackette, Jacki, Jackie, Jacklin, Jacklyn, Jacklynn, Jacklynne, Jackqueline, Jacky, Jaclin, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqualine, Jacqualyn, Jacquel, Jacquelean, Jacquelin, Jacquella, Jacquelle, Jacquelyn, Jacquelynn, Jacquelynne, Jacquenette, Jacquette, Jacqui, Jacquine, Jaculine, Jakelyn, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaquelyn, Jaquith, Zacqueline, Zakelina, Zhakelina, Zhaqueline

Jacqueline's International Variations

Jakolina (East European) Jacquie, Jacquetta (French) Jaquetta (Italian) Jacquenetta (Swiss)

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