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Pronunciation

ʤæksən

Origin

English

Meaning

A lovely positive name, Jackson has a cheerful sound that makes saying it feel so good! In the traditional John-Jack family of boys' names, Jackson has the ideal advantage of being one of the most modern and contemporary. That's reflected in ratings, where people say they think this name is super-sporty, sounds catchy and fun, and is all-round easy-going and likeable. You may have guessed that the original meaning is 'son of Jack'.

Rank in the year 2015

Jackson was ranked #24 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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