Jack

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) English short form of Jackin (see Jankin) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) English form of Jacques [1]

Related Names

Jac
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Jack
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Jacki
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Jackie
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Jacko
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Jacky
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See also Jake, Jackson

For female forms see Jackie f

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jacksson Iceland

Female

Jacksdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jack
Genitive: Jacks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jack
Genitive: Jackin
Partitive: Jackia / Jackiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jack
Accusative: Jack
Dative: Jack
Genitive: Jacks
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jack
Genitive: Jacks
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jack
Genitive: Jacks

Name Day

Norway Norway

25 July

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

24 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 1204 people were named Jack (percentage of first or only given name: 85 %) [10]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
6364 8576 28 43 6336 8533
Denmark Denmark[12]
2175
n.a.
3
n.a.
2172
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
714 0 0
n.a.
714
Greenland Greenland[14]
10 17
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
7 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
935
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jack (m) Sources: [11][12][16][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jack (m) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jack (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Märit Frändén: Svenska kyrkan och det samiska namnskicket (2016)
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables