Meaning:son of Jack
Jackson is a freewheeling surname that reached the top 25 in 2009, capturing the hearts and imagination of parents everywhere and surpassing Jack in popularity. It’s a presidential surname (Andrew Jackson), a popular place name (including Mississippi's capital) and the name of a Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash song. Notable namesakes include artist Jackson Pollock and TV actors Joshua Jackson and Jonathan Jackson. Celebrity parents from Charlize Theron to Justin Chambers and Daniel Dae Kim have sons named Jackson.

Famous Jacksons

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  • Andrew Jackson
    United States President
  • Jackson Brundage
    TV Actor
  • Jackson Duggar
    Reality TV Star
  • Jackson Nicoll
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Janet Jackson
  • Jimmie Lee Jackson
    Civil Rights Activist
  • Kate Jackson
  • Michael Jackson
  • Peter Jackson
  • Phil Jackson
    Basketball Player
  • Reggie Jackson
    Baseball Player

Popularity Trend Chart

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Source: Social Security Administration

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