Jack Desoto in the US

  1. #16,526,520 Jack Desens
  2. #16,526,521 Jack Deshler
  3. #16,526,522 Jack Deshurley
  4. #16,526,523 Jack Desmarais
  5. #16,526,524 Jack Desoto
  6. #16,526,525 Jack Dessaure
  7. #16,526,526 Jack Dessommes
  8. #16,526,527 Jack Desvaux
  9. #16,526,528 Jack Detling
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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.
Galician and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Soto, notably in Galicia and Asturies, alongside the Asturian-Leonese variant Sotu.
12,058th in the U.S.

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