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Updated March 27, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : The supplanter
  • French : Supplanter; substitute

How Popular Is The Name Jacques

Family name origins & meanings

  • French and English : from the Old French personal name Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). The English surname is either a late introduction from France or a Frenchification of Jakes. In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez.
  • A bearer of the name from Picardy, France, is recorded in Quebec City in 1688.

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