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Origin and Meaning of Jacquard

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Jac*quard"
Pertaining to, or invented by, Jacquard, a French mechanician, who died in 1834.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics
  2. A highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom
  3. French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)

Eponym, Joseph Marie Jacquard, inventor of the jacquard loom.

  1. Fabric woven on a Jacquard loom.
    The White House has drapes in the East Room.
  2. Fabric resembling a jacquard, but woven by a different process.
  3. A jacquard loom.

jacquard was also found in the following language(s): French and Italian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jacquard

Joseph Marie Jacquard was a merchant, weaver, and inventor. Joseph was born on July 7th, 1752. He died on August 7th, 1834.


Albert Jacquard was a in the field of genetics. Albert was born on December 23rd, 1925 in Lyon. He died on September 11th, 2013.


Robert was born on May 18th, 1958 in Providence, Rhode Island.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jacquard U.S.
  White 96.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jacquard

People with the last name Jacquard are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jacquard

  • How Popular is the name Jacquard? As a last name Jacquard was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Jacquard first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Jacquard is Sunday, December 22nd, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Jacquard? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Jacquard. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Jacquard: Your name in reverse order is Drauqcaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jcruadqa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jacquard? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Jacquard.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jacquard? Jacquard is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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