Other Origin(s):British, Greek, Hebrew, Spanish
Meaning:Healer; Hyacinth; Holder of the heel, supplanter
Jaci is a feminine name with many roots that make it rich with meanings. A shortened version of the Greek name Jason, it translates to “healer” and is sure to inspire baby’s caring, nurturing side. If you’d prefer to connect baby to the beauty of the Earth, Jaci can also come from the Spanish name Jacinda, meaning “hyacinth,” to match your little one’s blooming spirit. For a meaning to help baby connect to your faith, Jaci also acts as a variant of Jacqueline and Jacob, meaning “holder of the heel” or “supplanter.” In the Hebrew Bible, Jacob was born holding the heel of his older twin brother Esau. Whether you want baby to embrace their inner tree hugger, build their compassionate side, or celebrate your beliefs, the name Jaci makes for a wonderful choice.
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