Jack Beckwith in the US

  1. #637,017 Ja Young
  2. #637,018 Jack Aaron
  3. #637,019 Jack Abel
  4. #637,020 Jack Angel
  5. #637,021 Jack Beckwith
  6. #637,022 Jack Biggs
  7. #637,023 Jack Brand
  8. #637,024 Jack Burnette
  9. #637,025 Jack Calvert
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Meaning & Origins

Originally a pet form of John, but now a well‐established given name in its own right. It is derived from Middle English Jankin, later altered to Jackin, from Jan (a contracted form of Jehan ‘John’) + the diminutive suffix -kin. This led to the back-formation Jack, as if the name had contained the Old French diminutive suffix -in. It is sometimes also used as an informal pet form of James, perhaps influenced by the French form Jacques. It has been the most popular boys' name in England and Wales since 1995. Well-known bearers include the actor Jack Nicholson (b. 1937) and the golfer Jack Nicklaus (b. 1940). See also Jock and Jake.
126th in the U.S.
English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bēce ‘beech’ + Old Norse viðr ‘wood’ (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).
2,789th in the U.S.

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