Meaning and Origin of Jacek - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Jacek

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Polish : Lily; male

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Polish : from the personal name Jacek, a pet form of Jacenty (Latin Hyacinthus, Greek Hyakinthos). The personal name was popularized in Poland through the cult of St. Jacek, a 13th-century apostle and missionary who was sent to Kraków, where he established a Dominican friary.