Jacques

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

French form of Jacobus [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Jacques
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Jaques
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Schack
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Danish Swedish

See also Jack

For female forms see Jacqueline and Jacquette

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jacques
Genitive: Jacques'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jacques
Genitive: Jacquesin
Partitive: Jacquesia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jacques
Genitive: Jacques'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jacques
Genitive: Jacques' / Jacques

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jacques Tore Werup (14 January 1945 – 12 November 2016), Swedish musician, author, poet, stage artist and screenwriter

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 125 people were named Jacques (percentage of first or only given name: 57 %) [5]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
197 545 0 9 197 536
Denmark Denmark[7]
202
n.a.
0
n.a.
202
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
367 0 0
n.a.
367
Norway Norway[9]
48
n.a.
0
n.a.
48
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
5 11
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Jacques.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/