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Gender: Female Pronunciation: Jah-KETT-ah Origin of Jacquetta: English feminine of Jacques

Jacquetta Origin and Meaning

The name Jacquetta is a girl's name .

This name has risen to prominence since the publication of Philippa Gregory's White Queen novel. Jacquetta of Luxembourg, was the mother of Elizabeth Woodville who became Queen of England. Jacquetta claimed to be descended from the pagan mythological figure Melusine and stood trial on charges of witchcraft, for which she was exonerated.

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Eleri Gwenllian Says:

2016-07-05T12:23:13

Lovely historic choice but because of "jacket potato" risks I'd put it only in middle name spot.

helicoptero Says:

2015-11-12T17:31:49

Agree. It also sounds like "jacket" in Spanish (chaqueta).

headintheclouds Says:

2015-04-04T06:35:38

All I hear is "jacket". It's pretty, but I think Jacqueline is infinitely better.