Origin:British
Popularity:24
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 Jackson
    United States President
  • Jackson Brundage
    TV Actor
  • Jackson Duggar
    Reality TV Star
  • Jackson Nicoll
    Actor
  • Jackson Pollock
    Painter
  • Janet Jackson
    Singer
  • Jimmie Lee Jackson
    Civil Rights Activist
  • Kate Jackson
    Actress
  • Michael Jackson
    Singer
  • Peter Jackson
    Director
  • Phil Jackson
    Basketball Player
  • Reggie Jackson
    Baseball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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