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The Origins of 10 Nicknames | Mental Floss

Jack (given name) – Wikipedia

This Jackie diminutive of the nickname Jack is thought by some to have hailed from the earlier Jackin (born of the appellation Jankin). Alternatively, it may be derived from the name Jacques, the French form of the name James or Jacob.

2 Answers – Why is ‘Jack’ a nickname for ‘John’? – Quora

1: In Medieval Germany, the Biblical name John became Jankin and then Jackin. Jack is a shortening of that. 2: In Medieval England, John was used as a generic name for a person (the usage John Doe still survives). The French used the name Jacques with the same purpose, and the two became conflated.

The Origins of 10 Nicknames | Mental Floss

Even jackass, the commonly used term for a donkey, retains its generic essence in the word Jack. Of course, John was once used as a generic name for English commoners and peasants, (John Doe) which could be why Jack came became his nickname. But the more likely explanation is that Normans …

Jack but not James or Jackson | Baby Name Wizard

My husband and I both like Jack, but he dislikes the name James and I don’t like Jackson. I would prefer not to name a son just Jack since our older son goes by his full formal name (Henry) and I feel like naming the second a nickname would be uneven. Is there any other name that would reasonably give …

Nicknames for Jack – Baby names – BabyCenter Australia

Nicknames for Jack: I really like the name jack but also love cute nicknames especially for babies. Any suggestions on nickname for Jack? I just don’t like Jacky as its a girls …

Nickname for Jack – Baby Names – Essential Baby

Nickname for Jackposted in Baby Names: We are considering calling our baby Jack if we have a boy. What do people call Jack for a nickname, as our daughter has a relatively short name and we have lengthened it for our pet name for her. Any suggestions.

Jack | Best Nicknames

given name and a nickname for: Jacob (Hebrew) “supplanter, held by the heel” John (Hebrew) “God is gracious” Jacques (French) “he who supplants” Giacomo (Italian) “he who supplants” Giacchino (Italian) “established by God”. Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes: Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jack, Jaq, Jock, Jocko.

Baby Naming Issue: How to Explain that Jack is a Nickname for John?

I know Jack is a traditional nickname for John, my husband and our families know this, but apparently other people in my generation (we’re both 30) don’t know this! Now all I can think of is when he goes to school having to explain ad nauseum to his teachers that yes, Jack really is a nickname for John and …

Why is the name Jack a nickname for the name John?

Why is the name Jack a nickname for the name Johntrivia question /questions answer / answers.

Jack is short for Jonathan, right? What else? — The Bump

I’m just wondering what else besides Jackson is Jack short for? I love Jackson, but our last name is something like Thompson or Peterson and it just sounds dumb to together. Too many son sounds. ? So, what else is Jack a nickname for ? I’ve never heard of a Jonathan called Jack. Why not just Jack?

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