Jacques

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jacques mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jacques

"Jacques" is a name of French origin, and it means "Supplanter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name occasionally borrowed from French.

Jacques was also found in the following language(s): French and Norman

Notable Persons Named Jacques

Jacques Cousteau, was an oceanography and oceanographer. Jacques was given the name Jacques-Yves Cousteau on June 11th, 1910 in Gironde, France. He passed away on June 25th, 1997.

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Jacques Derrida was a philosopher. Jacques was born on July 15th, 1930 in El Biar. He breathed his last breath on October 9th, 2004.

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Jacques Cartier was a french navigator, explorer, french people, exploration, and frenchnavigatorandexplorer. Jacques was born on December 31st, 1491 in Saint-Malo. He breathed his last breath on September 1st, 1557.

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Jacques Chirac is a Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, President of the French Republic, Co-Prince of Andorra, Prime Minister of France, Mayor of Paris, President of Rally for the Republic, Minister of the Interior, Minister of AgricultureandRural Development, Presi. Jacques was born on November 29th, 1932 in Paris.

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Jacques Lacan was a philosopher. Jacques was born on April 13th, 1901 in Paris. He breathed his last breath on September 9th, 1981.

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Jacques Villeneuve is a racing driver. Jacques was born on April 9th, 1971 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jacques

He holds the title Hereditary Prince of Monaco and Marquis of Baux. Jacques was born as the child of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Charlene, and Princess of Monaco on December 10th, 2014 in The Princess Grace Hospital Centre.

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Aracely Arámbula is an actor, model (people), singing, actress, model, and singer. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Aracely was given the name Aracely Arámbula Jacques on March 6th, 1975 in Chihuahua City. Aracely is also known as La Chule".

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Jennie Jacques is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Jennie was born on February 28th, 1989 in Coventry.

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Brian Jacques was a writer. Brian was given the name James Brian Jacques on June 15th, 1939 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He died on February 5th, 2011.

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Raymond St. Jacques was an actor. Raymond was born on March 1st, 1930 in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S. He passed away on August 27th, 1990.

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Martin Jacques is an editor, academic, and author. Martin was born in 1945 in Coventry, England, Great Britain, U.K.

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How popular is the baby name Jacques in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 6 0 6
1895 7 0 7
1898 7 0 7
1900 8 0 8
1905 6 0 6
1911 10 0 10
1912 15 0 15
1913 12 0 12
1914 20 0 20
1915 26 0 26
1916 22 0 22
1917 23 0 23
1918 38 0 38
1919 38 0 38
1920 46 0 46
1921 43 0 43
1922 44 0 44
1923 46 0 46
1924 52 0 52
1925 42 0 42
1926 33 0 33
1927 42 0 42
1928 37 0 37
1929 33 0 33
1930 37 0 37
1931 38 0 38
1932 28 0 28
1933 34 0 34
1934 31 0 31
1935 29 0 29
1936 21 0 21
1937 30 0 30
1938 31 0 31
1939 28 0 28
1940 40 0 40
1941 20 0 20
1942 33 0 33
1943 31 0 31
1944 34 0 34
1945 37 0 37
1946 44 0 44
1947 66 0 66
1948 52 0 52
1949 55 0 55
1950 57 0 57
1951 72 0 72
1952 63 0 63
1953 78 0 78
1954 86 0 86
1955 87 0 87
1956 71 0 71
1957 97 0 97
1958 78 0 78
1959 105 0 105
1960 108 0 108
1961 125 0 125
1962 107 7 100
1963 139 0 139
1964 114 6 108
1965 126 0 126
1966 108 0 108
1967 101 0 101
1968 135 0 135
1969 176 6 170
1970 161 7 154
1971 162 8 154
1972 156 0 156
1973 158 0 158
1974 123 0 123
1975 122 5 117
1976 114 9 105
1977 113 5 108
1978 114 7 107
1979 136 9 127
1980 153 7 146
1981 147 8 139
1982 127 6 121
1983 114 0 114
1984 142 12 130
1985 152 8 144
1986 125 0 125
1987 153 16 137
1988 173 27 146
1989 149 14 135
1990 180 18 162
1991 168 14 154
1992 147 8 139
1993 158 7 151
1994 135 0 135
1995 155 6 149
1996 144 6 138
1997 162 6 156
1998 162 5 157
1999 123 0 123
2000 129 0 129
2001 136 5 131
2002 124 0 124
2003 110 0 110
2004 98 0 98
2005 103 0 103
2006 102 0 102
2007 90 0 90
2008 105 0 105
2009 89 0 89
2010 92 0 92
2011 87 0 87
2012 72 0 72
2013 73 0 73
2014 70 0 70
2015 90 0 90
2016 72 0 72
2017 66 0 66

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Popularity of Jacques as a first name

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Popularity of Jacques as a last name

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Common last names for Jacques

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jacques U.S.
  White 63.04% 64.26%
  African American 24.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jacques

People with the last name Jacques are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Jacques

  • What name lists does Jacques rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Jacques? Jacques is the 2,594th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jacques was the 2,512th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jacques have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,444 babies born with the first name Jacques in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jacques to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jacques? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jacques first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jacques is Friday, May 30th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Jacques born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jacques was in 1969 with a total of 170 babies.
  • Random Jacques Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jacques is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Jacques: Your name in reverse order is Seuqcaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Qacjseu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jacques? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,417 people with the last name Jacques.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jacques? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Jacques as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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