US Popularity:44
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
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Janet Jackson
  • Jimmie Lee Jackson
    Civil Rights Activist
  • Kate Jackson
  • Michael Jackson
  • Peter Jackson
  • Phil Jackson
    Basketball Player
  • Reggie Jackson
    Baseball Player

Jackson Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jackson is currently #171 on The Bump
Boy:Jackson is currently #97 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jackson is currently #44 in U.S. births
Boy:Jackson is currently #28 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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