Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Son Of Jack
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Jackson Girl)

In 2017 the name Jackson...

• was given to 10,356 baby boys
• was the 20th most popular name for baby boys
• was 11% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Kansas, Montana, and Maine
• was least popular in Texas, New Mexico, and California
• was about as popular as Joseph and Samuel
Babies Named Jackson Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Jackson...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2013
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1961
• is 8823% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 412% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Elijah, Zavier, Maxim, Azaria, Giavanna, Rylee
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Phillip, Patrick, Margarita, Kathrine, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jackson Per State
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Geographically the name Jackson...

• 30% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Hunter, Landon, Wesley, Lillian, Amelia, Charlotte
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Mario, Omar, Erick, Jennifer, Vanessa, Kimberly
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Jackson by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Jackson are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Jackson will be the only kid named Jackson in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Jackson compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Jackson rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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