Jaclyn

Jaclyn - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jaclyn appeared on the charts for the first time in 1942 on position #1772. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jaclyn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jaclyn? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jaclyn. The baby girl name Jaclyn was given to 113 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1384 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,507 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jaclyn peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1988 on position 115.



Famous with this name

Jaclyn Hales
Jaclyn Kenney
Jaclyn Smith


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Jaclyn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jaclyn is currently topping the baby name charts in Illinois at position #715 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,570.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jaclyn is where you live.


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Jaclyn origin and meaning

Jaclyn is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jaclyn, pop culture references for the name Jaclyn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jaclyn

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jaclyn, sorted by popularity.

Jacqueline / Jocelyn / Jacquelyn / Jillian / Juliana / Julianna / Jolene / Julianne / Joselyn / Jaqueline /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121384
20111228
20101307
20091263
20081402
2007943
2006853
2005708
2004682
2003600
2002539
2001489
2000459
1999426
1998402
1997359
1996303
1995256
1994225
1993197
1992171
1991160
1990144
1989138
1988115
1987116
1986133
1985123
1984134
1983128
1982140
1981158
1980168
1979125
1978131
1977148
1976548
19751817
19742795
19731388
19721765
19711598
19701254
19691083
19681101
19671201
19661324
19651266
19641407
19631178
19621280
19611181
19601593
19592309
19581553
19571192
19561130
1955982
19541064
1953973
19521002
19511113
1950938
19491350
19481231
19471159
19461495
19451744
19441586
19431420
19421772

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Illinois715
Indiana743
New York855
Massachusetts953
Michigan999
New Jersey1063
North Carolina1095
Tennessee1135
Texas1308
Pennsylvania1472
California1570

Even more about Jaclyn


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jaclyn a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jaclyn?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1988
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jaclyn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 12,507
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1942
2012 births +113

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