Jacques name meaning

Updated: March 20th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, French, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Jacques zhawk
Meaning: Supplanter, Holder of the Heel and Yahweh May Protect
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What does Jacques mean?

Preeminent and Perpetual Jacques's origin is Hebrew is a gender-neutral name, meaning of Jacques is "French Form of Jacob Supplanter, He who Supplants or Yahweh May Protect" is used substantially in Swedish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Danish and Norwegian.

Jacques is a variant of venerable and well-known Jacob. Jacob means Held by the Heel and Yahweh May Protect is originated from Hebrew. Jacques is variation of biblical and persistent James.

James is version of biblical and enduring Jacques. James is form of Jacomus in English language. Acclaimed and Venerable James came from English and Hebrew, meaning of James is "Supplanter and A Cheerful Boy".

Jacques is French form of Jacobus. It is celebrated on July 25 or May 3.

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How do I pronounce Jacques?

You can pronounce the one syllabled name Jacques as zhawk.

Variants of Jacques

Iacobus, Iacomus, Iakobos, Yaakov, Jacoumeto, Jacob, James, Cobb, Jascha, Aaronjacob, Jacobalexander, Jacomus, Chango, Jamie, Jasha, Aaronjames, Jamesanthony, Jacqueline, Lin, Jacquelyn, Jacobus

Names that rhyme with Jacques

How popular is the name Jacques?

an extremely popular name in France having over 482769 recievers in 144 years of usage. The name is current favorite of the parents, in 1941, 15407 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 5th position.

Additionally, the name has been in the top 5 baby names 2 times Jacques is common in United States where over 9523 new-borns have been given the name since 1888. Presently the moniker is on a rise, in 1969, 170 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 600th position.

Jacques is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 400 names. In 1999, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 350 on boy names chart when 67 babies were given the name Jacques.

There are over 733 babies that have been given the name Jacques in England and Wales. Jacques is an uncommon baby name in Ireland still in use today. Also, it is among the top 700 boy names in Switzerland.

Over 104 people have been named Jacques in Switzerland. Also, it is among the top 500 boy names in Belgium. There are over 277 babies that have been given the name Jacques in Belgium.

However things change on global perspective, Jacques is extremely popular in DR Congo where every 1 in 300 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Canada, Cameroon, Madagascar, Haiti, South Africa, Rwanda, Burundi, Benin, Central African Republic, Congo, Chad, Netherlands, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Togo, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Mauritius and Mozambique.

According to our findings, over 1420000 babies have been named Jacques globally.

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What numerology tells about Jacques?

Find an efficient way to spread awareness of the things you believe matter the most. You believe life's to have fun. You are stubborn and self-motivated. You never come up with a plan to achieve something but make your way as you go. You always act like everything's just great. You hate copying others. Your motto is: be the change you want to see in the world and make a difference while you are alive.

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  •  Jeremias - Origin of Customary Jeremias is in Hebrew is notably used in Finnish and Portuguese and is given to boys, meaning of Jeremias is "God Increases or Yahwe Uplifts"
  •  Suze - Popular girl name Suze is originated from Hebrew, used specifically in English and Dutch languages, meaning of Suze is "Lily"
  •  Anteunette - Originated from Latin, Anteunette is used chiefly in Dutch, Anteunette means "Priceless Inestimable and That Feeds on Flower" is a girl name. Anteunette is derivative of Antonia.
  •  Alida - Durable and Widely Accepted Alida is used prevalently in Italian and English is a baby girl name, Alida means "Noble, Of a Noble Kind or The Element Alaida Which Means Little Winged Girl" has origin in Germanic, Old High German and Latin
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Famous people named Jacques

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