Jack Name Meaning and Origin

Jack is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Hebrew’ origin. The baby name Jack means “God Is Merciful”.


Jack Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Hebrew”



Jack is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “JAK”


Jack Name Meaning:

Jack is a medieval diminutive of John. John originates in Hebrew language and means “God is merciful”. Throughout history it was borne by numerous kings, princes, emperors, popes and saints, the most famous being John the Baptist and John the Apostle. It has been one of the most popular male given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Jax, Jaq, Jackub, Jock, Jak, Jacko, Jacqin, Jackie, Jocko


Famous people with this name:

John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy, 35th President of the United States;

James Andrew Innes “Jack” Dee, English stand-up comedian;

Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall, English comedian and TV presenter;

Jack Arthur Davenport, English actor;

Jackson Frayn “Jack” Harries, English actor and vlogger;

Jean-Louis Lebris “Jack” Kerouac, American novelist;

John Griffith “Jack” London, American novelist;

John Joseph “Jack” Nicholson, American actor;

Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis), American musician of The White Stripes;

Thomas Jacob “Jack” Black, American comedian and actor;

John Hadley Nicanor “Jack” Hemingway, American writer; son of Ernest Hemingway;

Jack French Kemp, U.S. Congressman from New York;

Jacob Joachim “Jack” Klugman, American actor;

Jack Ma (Yun), Chinese businessman of Alibaba;

Jack Harold Paar, American TV personality;

John Whitaker “Jack” Straw, English politician;

John Randolph “Jack” Webb, American actor;

Jack Wilson McConnell, Baron McConnell of Glenscorrodale, former First Minister of Scotland;

John Uhler “Jack” Lemmon, American actor;

John Bushnell “Jack” Hanna, American zookeeper and TV personality;

John Joseph “Jack” Haley, American actor and comedian;

Jasper Newton “Jack” Daniel, American distiller of Jack Daniel’s whiskey;

Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky), American actor and comedian;

Jack Palance (born Volodymyr Palahniuk), American actor;

Peter John “Jack” Wagner, American actor;

Jack William Nicklaus, American golfer;

Jack Hody Johnson, American singer-songwriter;

Jack Bassam Barakat, guitarist for All Time Low;

Jack Steinberger, physicist and Nobel prize winner;

Jack Antonoff, American musician;

Jack Wilshere, British football Player;

Jack Falahee, American actor;

John Patrick “Jack” Douglass, American comedy vlogger;

Jack Howard, British vlogger known as part of Jack and Dean;

Jack Maynard, British vlogger;

Jack Morris, American baseball player;

Jack the Ripper, nickname for an anonymous English serial killer;

Sean “Jack” McLoughlin, Irish YouTuber personality and gamer;

Jack Robert Avery, American pop singer;

Jack Joseph Osbourne, American TV personality and son of Ozzy Osbourne;

Jack Pratt, son of actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt;

John Christopher “Jack” Depp III, son of Johnny Depp;

Jack Holden Marsden, son of actor James Marsden;

Jack Gordon Cassidy, son of actor Patrick Cassidy;

Jack Haydon Langer Courteney, son of American actress A.J. Langer;

Jack William Jones, son of Ethan & Casey Jones (a quintuplet);

Jack Montgomery McDermott, son of actor Dean McDermott;

Jack Matfin Bell (b. 2013), son of actors Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell;

Jack Leon Lynch (b. 2013), son of tennis player Kim Clijsters;

Jack Lion Hartzler (b. 2014), son of singer Amy Lee ;

Jack Steven Dunham (b. 2015), son of comedian Jeff Dunham;

Jack Ryder Slomski (b. 2015), son of Instagram star Caitlin Fladager ;

Jack Breckenridge Hooper (b. 2016), son of actress Alexandra Breckenridge ;

Jack Clark Tapper (b. 2016), son of actress Annaleigh Ashford;

Jack Oscar Statham (b. 2017), son of actors Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham;

Jack Hiroki Gifford (b. 2018), son of actress Vinessa Shaw;

Jack Adam Dykstra (b. 2018), son of actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler;

Jack Chick , American Christian Fundamentalist Cartoonist, creator of ;

“Chick Tracts” went by Jack T. Chick ;

Jack Kevorkian , Controversial American doctor & pathologist




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