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Forename Jacques

Worldwide, Jacques (Jacques France Democratic Republic of the Congo Canada Cameroon South Africa, جاك Iraq Sudan Egypt Algeria Syria, ジャック Japan, along with others...) is a widespread boy's first name. The first name Jacques is characteristic of France, where it is a widespread male name, Cameroon, where it is quite a common masculine name, and Luxembourg (explore the name in all countries). Not in comparison with a country's population, it most frequently occurs in France, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Canada. Very seldom, Jacques is the last name as well as the forename.

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Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Jacques

name Jacob, name Jakab, name Jacobo, name Jakes, name ジャック, name ז'אק, name Jakub, name 雅克, name John, name Jacqués, name Jaume, name Jacopo, name Jakow, name Jiminy, name Jockel, name Jakúb, name Jacobs, name James, name Iacobus, name Jacquès, name Jakez, name Jacco, name Jákob, name Jacot, name Jacquerie, name Jaco, name Fritaa, name Jack, name Džeimss, name Jàcqûëš, name Жак, name Jaquish, name Jacqueline, name Jakov, name Jacke, name Jàcques, name Jacques, name Jokūbas, name جاك, name Jacb, name Jim, name Jaque, name Jakób, name Jaques, name Jacquës, name Jacó, name Jakob, name Jacobus, name Jakue, name Diego, name Giacomo, name Iacopo, name Jaakko, name Jacque, name Jakubs, name Jàcqués, name Chaime
Jacques Democratic Republic of the Congo, Canada, France, South Africa, Cameroon
جاك Algeria, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Sudan
ジャック Japan
雅克 China
Жак Belarus, Russia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine
ז'אק Israel
Iacobus Italy, Romania

First name Jacques in the context

Jacques is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Jack Bauer , the character from the television series 24; Jacques Paganel , the character created by Jules Verne, In Search of the Castaways; Jacques Vingtras , character in Le Bachelier; Jacques Strap , the prank call alter ego used by Bart Simpson in the 1990 The Simpsons episode Moaning Lisa (S1, E6) and Jack Reacher , the fictional character, Jack Reacher, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of jacques ier d'avesnes jacques ier d'avesnes jacques ier d'avesnes French nobleman (1152-1191), FR (b. 1152) link
picture of jacques de vitry jacques de vitry jacques de vitry French theologian, historian, priest and philosopher (died 1240), FR (b. 1170) link
picture of jacques de saint-georges jacques de saint-georges jacques de saint-georges French architect of the 13th century, GB (b. 1230) link
picture of jacques ii de majorque jacques ii de majorque jacques ii de majorque King of Majorca, FR (b. 1243) link
jacques ier de chacenay Peerage person ID=119968, FR (b. 1200) link
jacques de longuyon French author of a chanson de geste, FR (b. 1200) link
jacques d'orléans author (1201-1400) (b. 1201) link
jacques bretel French medieval poet, FR (b. 1210) link
jacques de bazoches (b. 1200) link
jacques de cambrai French musician and poet, FR (b. 1220) link
jacques ii de révigny bishop of Verdun, FR (b. 1230) link
jacques de baisieux French poet, FR (b. 1250) link
picture of jacques de via jacques de via jacques de via French Cardinal, FR (b. 1300) link
jacques ier de châtillon French noble (1256-1302), FR (b. 1256) link
jacques of botron (b. 1250) link

Characteristic surnames

Roy, Girard, Thomas, Fortin, Fourie, Mathieu, Mercier, Bernard, Boucher, Richard, Laurent, Lambert, Leblanc, Joubert, Vincent, Olivier, Bertrand, Rousseau, Gauthier, Lefebvre, Tremblay, Fournier, Gagnon, Pelletier, Dupont, Durand, Nel, Roux, Jean, Morel, Morin, Meyer, Silva, Simon, Smith, Botha, Denis, David, Leroy, Henry, Martin, Marais, Moreau, Michel, Santos, Pierre, Robert, Dubois, and Pretorius