Jackson (name)

Jack (name) Jackson (footballer, born 1973) Jackson family

Jackson (/ˈæksən/) is a common surname of American and Scottish origin. It literally means "son of Jack".[1] In 1980, Jackson was the 24th most popular surname in England and Wales.[2] In the 1990 United States Census, Jackson was the thirteenth most frequently reported surname, accounting for 0.3% of the population.[3]

Jackson is also used as a first name.

People with the name Jackson include:

Surname

Entertainment

Film and television

Music

Military

Politics

U.S. politics and law

Science

Sports

Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Cricket

Association football

Australian rules football

All individuals listed here are Australian unless otherwise indicated.

Gridiron football

Ice hockey

Rugby

Other sports

Visual arts

Other

Multiple people with the same given name

First name

Jackson
Pronunciation/ˈæksən/
GenderMale
Origin
Meaning"son of Jack"
Other names
Related namesJack

Fictional characters

EastEnders

Several characters from the TV series EastEnders have the surname Jackson.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Jackson Surname Meaning and Distribution". forebears.co.uk. Retrieved 25 January 2014
  2. ^ Peter Verstappen (1980) The book of surnames: origins and oddities of popular names p.89. University of Michigan
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau (9 May 1995). s:1990 Census Name Files dist.all.last (1-100). Retrieved on 2008-07-04.