Jaclyn name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Jaclyn j(a)-cl-yn
Meaning: Supplanter, One who Supplants, Form of Jacqueline and Holder of the Heel
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What does Jaclyn mean?

Widespread unisex name Jaclyn means "Supplanter, To Protect, Form of Jacqueline or Holder of the Heel" has its origin in Hebrew is used principally in English. Jaclyn is abridged form of Jacqueline.

Jacqueline is version of ever lasting and biblical Jacques. Jacqueline is feminine of Jacques or. Jacqueline is equivalent of Jacques, a Combination of Jacques;Lin in French language. Widely Accepted Hebrew Jacqueline, meaning of Jacqueline is "Supplanter and Yahweh May Protect".

Jaclyn is celebrated on February 8th.

How do I pronounce Jaclyn?

The three syllabled name Jaclyn is pronounced, j(a)-cl-yn. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., jac-lyn.

Variants of Jaclyn

Iacobus, Iacomus, Iakobos, Yaakov, Jacleen, Jacobus, Jacomus, Jacob, Yakov

How popular is the name Jaclyn?

Jaclyn was a popular name in United States. Over 49076 babies have been given the moniker in 107 years. At the peak of its usage in 1988, it ranked 115th when 2496 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 107 years. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names 25 times Jaclyn is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales and may not be used now as it was last seen in 2007.

Jaclyn is a rare baby name in Ireland and may not be used now since it isn't seen since 1986. Jaclyn is a common name in Canada, Australia and Philippines while somewhat familiar name in Malaysia, England, South Africa, Scotland, Peru and Venezuela.

At least, 50000 people globally have carried Jaclyn as their given name according to our evaluation.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Jaclyn in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Jaclyn?

You are the original fellow everyone admires. You remind people that life is for you to live it, and not survive, something many do these days. You get disappointed when you realize that most people worry more about social appearances rather than personal growth. Letter N as your capstone represents your sixth sense and strong intuition. When you like someone in a romantic way, it makes you nervous.

Do you like Jaclyn? Other names you would love

  •  Jasha - Origin of Unwonted Jasha is in Hebrew, meaning of Jasha is "Heel Grabber and Yahweh May Protect" and is used chiefly in Russian is used for both boys and girls. Jasha is variant transcription of Jacob.
  •  Giusseppe means God Adds is a boy name commonly used in Italian is rooted from Hebrew
  •  Tira - Tira's meaning is Encampment, Auspicious Symbol or Land came from Hebrew and is specifically used in Hebrew, Hindi and English is used as a gender-neutral name
  •  Bitja - Girl name Bitja has its origin in Hebrew, meaning of Bitja is "Daugther of Yahweh" is principally used in German
  •  Avram - Curious boy name Avram is used prevalently in Hebrew and Slavic. It is rooted from Hebrew, Avram means "Exalted Father, Strong Grip and Lift Up". Avram is a derivation of Abram.

Middle names for Jaclyn

These well-liked and familiar middle names fit well with Jaclyn.

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Famous people named Jaclyn

  • Jaclyn Moriarty, Australian novelist
  • Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian actress and voice actress
  • Jaclyn Smith, American actress and businesswoman
  • Jaclyn Stapp, beauty queen
  • Jaclyn DeSantis, American actress
  • Jaclyn Reding, American writer of historical romance novels
  • Jaclyn Victor, Malaysian singer and actress
  • Jaclyn Sabogal in A Stranger Within as Actress
  • Jaclyn Strez in Detroit Winter as Actress
  • Jaclyn Tommer in Mitch Albom's For One More Day as Actress
  • Jaclyn Tze Wey in Unleashed as Actress
  • Jaclyn Sara Silvers in Day 3: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. as Actress
  • Jaclyn Thornberg in The King of the Road as Actress
  • Jaclyn Lopez in Drive Angry as Miscellaneous Crew
  • Jaclyn Francine in Deception as Actress
  • Jaclyn Rose in Gone Girl as Actress
  • Jaclyn Montgomery in Judge, Jury, Executioner as Actress
  • In 1990, Jaclyn Chu characterized the role of Inspector Chu Hui Wen in action and comedy flick Zhi fen shuang xiong.
  • In 2008, Jaclyn Jose portrayed the role of Nayda in drama, romance movie Serbis.
  • Jaclyn Friedlander, from 2009 drama, family film The River Within, who portrayed the Layla.
  • Jaclyn Jonet played central role of Pixxi de la Chasse in 2009 comedy, crime movie Repo Chick.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An PhrĂ­omh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
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