French variation of James and Jacob

Jacques Origin and Meaning

The name Jacques is a boy's name of French origin meaning "supplanter".

Classic French name that becomes pretentious when used for an American baby.

# 914 in the US

Jacques Rank in US Top 1000

Jacques Popularity

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Famous People Named Jacques

  • Jacques René Chirac22nd President of France
  • Jacques CartierFrench explorer of Quebec
  • JacquesYves Cousteau, French oceanographer
  • JeanJacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher
  • (Joseph) Jacques Omer PlanteCanadian ice hockey player
  • Jackie Élie "Jacques" DerridaFrench philosopher
  • Jacques Romain Georges BrelBelgian singer,songwriter
  • Jacques Jean Jaroslaw MariePrince of France, Duke of Orléans, son of French pretender Prince Henri
  • Jacques MayolChinese,born French free diver
  • Jacques Marie Émile LacanFrench psychiatrist
  • Jacques LoebGerman,American physiologist and biologist
  • Jacques Berman Webster IIbirth name of American rapper Travis Scott
  • Jacques Dimitri ReevesAmerican NFL football player
  • Jacques Rashaud McClendonAmerican NFL football player
  • Jacques E. CesaireAmerican NFL football player
  • (Jacques) Dominique WilkinsAmerican basketball player
  • Jacques Lucien MonodFrench biologist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Jacques Henry KallisSouth African cricketer
  • Jacques ToubonFrench politician
  • Jacques Honoré Rainier Grimaldi (b. 2014)Hereditary Prince of Monaco, Marquis of Baux; son of Prince Albert II

Jacques in Pop Culture

  • Jacques Snicketcharacter in "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
  • Jacquesjester in video game "Spyro the Dragon"
  • Jacquescharacter in The Fleurville Trilogy by Countess De Segur
  • Jacques the Cleaner Shrimpcharacter in Disney's "Finding Nemo"
  • Dr. Jacques Von Hämstervielcharacter in Disney's "Lilo & Stitch"
  • Jacques Blanccharacter in the Onimusha video game series
  • Jacques The Scratchercharacter in computer game "Wizard 101"
  • Jacques Beaupierrecharacter in Aaron Elkins' "Skeleton Dance"
  • Jacques Dubrinskycharacter in the Carpathian Novels by Christine Feehan
  • Jacquescharacter in an episode of "The Simpsons"
  • "Frere Jacques" children's song
  • Jacques Renaultcharacter in the TV series "Twin Peaks"
  • Inspector Jacques Clouseaucharacter in The Pink Panther film series
  • Jacquesrobot parrot sidekick of youtuber Jontron