It is of French origin. Feminine form of Jacques, the French version of James and Jacob .
In the Old Testament, Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebecca and the father of the twelve founders of the twelve tribes of Israel. He was born holding his twin brother Esau's heel, and his name is explained as meaning "holder of the heel" or "supplanter". Other theories claim that it is derived from a hypothetical name like (Ya'aqov'el) meaning "may God protect". The name was first used by English speakers in the 13th century, although it was only popular in the mid 20th century, promoted by the celebrity status of Jacqueline Kennedy (1929-1994), the wife of President John F. Kennedy.
Jacqueline comes from French, as the feminine form of Jacques. Jacques originated from 'Jacob', which is derived from the Hebrew meaning 'may God protect'
Jacqueline is first used in the United Kingdom in the 17th century.
Jacqueline is a very popular female first name used in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Australia, and Malaysia.
Feminine form of Jacques, the French form of James.
Jacqueline is the feminine form of Jacques, the French form of James. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was the wife of assassinated American President John F Kennedy. She was noted for her style and grace. Following the death of Kennedy she married Aristotle Onassi
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Jacqueline Name also appears in following Origin(s): Scandinavian
Baby girl name meaning One Who Supplants
Holder Of The Heel
Yahweh May Protect in Hebrew. Jacqueline also named in American, French, Hawaiian, Australian, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Jacqueline. What does the name Jacqueline mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Jacqueline. History of name and famous personality with Jacqueline will help to update our database and other website users.
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