Jack Houtman in the US

  1. #28,363,772 Jack Houseworth
  2. #28,363,773 Jack Housewright
  3. #28,363,774 Jack Housik
  4. #28,363,775 Jack Houskeeper
  5. #28,363,776 Jack Houtman
  6. #28,363,777 Jack Houx
  7. #28,363,778 Jack Hovanessian
  8. #28,363,779 Jack Hovde
  9. #28,363,780 Jack Hovden
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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.
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Dutch: variant of Hout.
42,377th in the U.S.

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