Jackson, Jaxon

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FOR REAL: An English surname meaning "son of Jack." It became very popular in the latter half of the 20th century for boys in the USA probably because parents wanted a longer form of Jack, as the original name, John, is too much of a separate name these days. Also, it has that WASPy presidential surname cachet á la Carter, Taylor, Tyler, Madison etc.

diminutives: Jack, Jax

related names: Jack, John