What is the meaning of the name Jackson?

The name Jackson means "Son Of Jack/John."

What is the origin of the name Jackson?

The origin of the name Jackson is English.

Other info about Jackson:

Jackson is originally a British surname which has made its way onto the popularity charts as a boy's given name. The most common variation of the name Jackson is Jaxon. Nicknames include Jack, Jax, and Jay.

The use of surnames as given names is more common in the
southern region of the United States. Many babies were named after Andrew Jackson, an American general and president. Lately, it may be having more popularity given Jackson Duggar (19 Kids and Counting).

Jackson Browne is a singer whose first name is actually
Clyde. Jackson Pollock is an American artist known for his abstract artwork. Jackson Rathbone is an actor, notable for the Twilight series. There is a writer known as Jaxon, whose birth name was Jack Edward Jackson.


Fictional characters named Jackson include Jackson Teller from Sons of Anarchy, Jackson Avery from Grey’s Anatomy and Jackson Kenner from The Originals.

Jackson is also a popular city name, in various U.S. states, including Jackson, Mississippi and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

People who like the name Jackson also like:

Liam, Oliver, Grayson, Landon, Ethan, Owen, Benjamin, Charlotte, Olivia, Amelia, Ava, Sophia, Emma, Ella

Names that sound like Jackson:

JaHanna, Jakim, Jaime, Jamie, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Jania, Janina, Janine, Jasmine, Jason, Jayme, Jean, Jeanine, Jeanne, Jemima, Jenna, Jennie, Jenny, Jihan, Jim, Jimmy, Jin, Joan, Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Johanna

Stats for the Name Jackson

checkmark Jackson is currently #21 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Jackson is currently #17 in U.S. births

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Jackson - Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line Soundtrack)
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