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jackson

FORM OF:
jackin, jack
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN > YEHOCHANAN > IōáNNēS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN (יוֹחָנָן) IōáNNēS (Ἰωάννης)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which in turn is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân / Yehochanan which means "graced by Yahweh, God is gracious". There are numerous forms of the name in different languages. This name is part of the largest etymological root of names made up of more than five hundred variations between male and female in different languages. The name “John” had gained popularity among Jews in Judea and Galilee by the time the area became a province of the Roman Empire in 6 A.D. John Hyrcanus was the first king of the Hasmonean Dynasty and was the nephew of Judas Maccabeus. It was the given name of Yochanan ben Zechariah, a Jewish prophet known in English as John the Baptist.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • irishirish
  • scottishscottish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
english
evan, janson, sean, shane, shaun, shawn, shayne, shan, jansen, jensen, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shon, shaine, yani
irish
evan, sean, seÁn, shane, ian, eoin, jaxon, eóin, eoinn, eion
scottish
ian, eoin, iain, jock, seoc, jaxon
welsh
evan, iwan, ioan, jaxon, SIÔN
FEMININE
english
wanna, hannah, joanna, jane, shavonne, shevaun, shevon, johanna, joanne, joann, shanene, shauna, seanna, shawna, jean, johnna, johna, genette, janel, janele, janella, janene, janessa, janine, janis, jayna, jennie, jessi, jayne, jeni, jeane, jenetta, jeanne, janaya, evanna, evanne, evanny, evana, evonna, evania, seana, Jehane
irish
wanna, hannah, shavonne, shevaun, chevonne, shevon, siobhan, seána, evanna, Siobhán
scottish
wanna, hannah, jean
welsh
sioned, siÂn, evanna, evanne
PET & SHORT FORM
english
john, johnie, johnnie, jack, jannis, jeanie, jonnie
irish
jack
scottish
jack, jockie, jocky, teasag
welsh
jack, Jac, Siôni

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
jovan, gjon, gjin, gjovan, gjovanin, gjovalin, gjuvan
arabic
yaḥyà, yaya, yaḥyā
armenian
hovhannes, ohannes, Yovhannes
basque
ion, ganix, jon, Iban
belarusian
yanka, yanek
bosnian
Džejn
bulgarian
yoan, yan, yanka
catalan
JOAN
croatian
Džejn
danish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jonas, jeanica, jean
dutch
evan, johannes
english - african american
deshaun, deshawn, keshaun, lashawn, keshawn, rashaun, rashawn
esperanto
johano
estonian
johannes, juhan
faroese
jens, ian, jóhannus, jóhan, Jóanes, Jóanis, Jóannes, Jóannis
filipino
johann, sean, juan
finnish
johannes, jens, johann, juhana, juhani, ian, jonas, jean
french
evan, johann, yann, yanis, jean
galician
XOÁN
georgian
ioane, iovane, vano
german
johannes, jens, johann, ian, jonas, Janosch
greek
Iánni, Iánnis, ioánnis, giánnis, giánnos
greenlandic
johannes, jens, ian, jonas
hawaiian
keoni
hebrew
yuhanon, yochanan, yehochanan
hungarian - magyar
jÁnos
icelandic
jens, jóhann, jóhannes, Ían
italian
giovanni, giovani, iviano
latin
johannes, joannes, iohannes
latvian
jānis, Ansis, Hanss, Džons, Jans, Johans, Žanis
lithuanian
jonaitis, janavičius, januitis, jonas
macedonian
jovan
norwegian
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jensinius, jonas, jean
old danish
jens, iohannes
old norse
johannes
old swedish
johannes, jens, iohannes
pacific islander
sione
polish
iwan, janusz
portuguese
joÃo, giovani
portuguese - brazilian
geovanny
romanian
ioan, ion
russian
ioann
serbian
jovan, Džejn
slovak
jÁn
slovene
janez
spanish
juan, xuan, geovanny, Ibán
swedish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, jonas, jean
turkish
yaḥyà, yaya

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

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Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
JACKSON CANNERY BEN FOLDS FIVE
JACKSON MARIE-JOSÉE NEUVILLE
SORRY MS JACKSON OUTKAST
MISS JACKSON THE VINES

Notable people and personalities​

Jackson C. Frank (1943–1999) American Folk Musician
Jackson Coelho Silva (born 1973) Is A Retired Brazilian Footballer
Jackson Davis (born 1979) American Actor
Jackson Douglas (born 1969) American Actor
Jackson Kabiga (born 1976) Retired Kenyan Long-distance Runner
Jackson Martínez (born 1986) Colombian Footballer
Jackson Proskow, Canadian Journalist
Jackson Rathbone (born 1984) American Actor And Musician