Meaning:son of Jack
Jackson, an Old English name, means "son of Jack" and is just as popular as a surname as it is as a given name. Some of its most famous bearers include President Andrew Jackson and iconic artist Jackson Pollock, as well as the capital city of Mississippi. If that's not enough, it's also the name of a song by Johnny Cash and June Carter, giving baby all sorts of people to look up to. Your name doesn't even have to be Jack for this to be a timeless choice for your son.
Famous People Named Jackson
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Andrew JacksonUnited States President
- Jackson BrundageTV Actor
- Jackson DuggarReality TV Star
- Jackson NicollActor
- Jackson PollockPainter
- Janet JacksonSinger
- Jimmie Lee JacksonCivil Rights Activist
- Kate JacksonActress
- Michael JacksonSinger
- Peter JacksonDirector
- Phil JacksonBasketball Player
- Reggie JacksonBaseball Player
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