Jacqueline Meaning and Origin
The name Jacqueline is a girl’s name meaning “supplanter” and is of French origin. The name Jacqueline is a feminine form of Jacques which is derived from the Hebrew name Jacob. The name “Jacqueline” has been a popular name in the English-speaking world since the 1930s. It was particularly popular in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was one of the most common names given to baby girls. The name has since declined in popularity but remains a fairly common name today. Some famous people named Jacqueline include Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the former First Lady of the United States and wife of President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline du Pré, a British cellist, and Jacqueline Wilson, a British children’s author.
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