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

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