Jaclyn: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jaclyn

Jaclyn

Pronunciation: JAK-lin (key)

Origin of the name Jaclyn:

Borrowed from the French, Jacqueline is a feminine form of Jacques, which is a variant of James and Jacob. Both of these names are derived from the Hebrew ya`aqob (supplanting, seizing by the heel).

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My name is Jaclyn and I love it! Nobody in my school is named Jaclyn and I love how unique it is!

There are quite a few Jaclyns in my high school, as well as one Jacqueline. They all shorten it to Jackie though.

Nicknames for Jaclyn: | Edit

Jackie, Lynn, Jack, Jacks, Key, Ejax

Meanings and history of the name Jaclyn: | Edit

Jacquline means The Supplanter and is of Hebrew Origin. As Jaclyn is a variation of Jacquline it has the same meaning. it is said that Jaclyn's are : knowledgeable and honest
good at dealing with obstacles
born leaders
invariably adept at making money
known for thier drive for freedom
possessers of inner stability and a nurturing nature

Famous real-life people named Jaclyn: | Edit

Jaclyn Smith, Jaclyn Linetsky, Jaclyn Victor, Jaclyn DeSantis, Jaclyn Moriarty, Jaclyn Ngan, Jaclyn Reding, Jaclyn Nesheiwat, Jaclyn James

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