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What does the name "Jacky" mean?

Jacky (Scottish): God has been gracious: has shown favor. Based on John or Jacques

The name "Jacky" is of Scottish origin and it means "God has been gracious: has shown favor. Based on John or Jacques". It's a name commonly given to boys.

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for activities, for you have many.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

K is for kid, the child within.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ykcaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yjkca". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Jacky" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Jacky? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,478 babies born with the name Jacky in the United States. That's more than enough Jackies to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1925 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jacky" was in 1953 with a total of 169 babies.

According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jacky" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of only 51 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Jacky popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jacky in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jacky

Jacky Cheung

Jacky Cheung is a singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Jacky was born in 1961 as Cheung Hok-yau in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.


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