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Forename Jacques

Across the world, Jacques (Jacques France Ivory Coast South Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo Canada, جاك Sudan Egypt Algeria Iraq, 雅克 China, along with others...) is a very common masculine forename. Given name Jacques is characteristic to France, where it is a common male name, Haiti, and Burkina Faso (explore name in all countries). In absolute terms it commonest in France, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and South Africa. Much less frequently, Jacques is the last name as well as a forename.

Jacques is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Jacques

name Jacobs, name Jakow, name Jakubs, name Jakab, name Jaume, name ジャック, name Jacot, name Jacob, name Jacquës, name Jakue, name Jacque, name Jokūbas, name Jacco, name Jacqueline, name Jàcqués, name Jacquerie, name Jakez, name Jakub, name Jákob, name Jockel, name Jacke, name Jacobus, name Jakób, name Jacopo, name جاك, name Jakes, name Jacqués, name Chaime, name Jaakko, name Iacopo, name Jacó, name Džeimss, name Jaques, name Jacques, name 雅克, name Jàcqûëš, name Fritaa, name John, name Jaque, name Jacquès, name Iacobus, name Diego, name Giacomo, name Jakov, name ז'אק, name Jakúb, name Jack, name Jim, name Jàcques, name Jaquish, name Жак, name Jiminy, name Jacobo, name James, name Jaco, name Jacb, name Jakob
VARIANTCOUNTRY
Jacques Canada, Ivory Coast, France, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa
جاك Iraq, Algeria, Sudan, Egypt
雅克 China
Жак Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia
Iacobus United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany
ジャック Japan
ז'אק Israel

First name Jacques in the context

Jacques is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Jack Bauer , the character from the television series 24; Jacques Paganel , the character created by Jules Verne, In Search of the Castaways; Jacques Vingtras , character in L'Insurgé; Jacques Strap , the prank call alter ego used by Bart Simpson in the 1990 The Simpsons episode Moaning Lisa (S1, E6) and Jack Reacher , the fictional character, Jack Reacher, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of Jacob of Nisibis Jacob of Nisibis Jacob of Nisibis Syrian saint, Ancient Rome (b. 300) link
Jacob of Serugh Syrian writer and bishop (b. 451) link
Jacob Baradaeus Bishop of Edessa, Syria (b. 505) link
Jacob of Edessa Syriac bishop, Syria (b. 633) link
picture of Jakub ze Żnina Jakub ze Żnina Jakub ze Żnina Polish archbishop, 🇵🇱 (b. 1001) link
picture of Jacques de Vitry Jacques de Vitry Jacques de Vitry French theologian, historian, priest and philosopher, France (b. 1170) link
Jacques Ier de Chacenay (b. 1118) link
picture of Urban IV Urban IV Urban IV pope of catholic church 1261–1264, France (b. 1185) link
picture of Jacob of Lorraine Jacob of Lorraine Jacob of Lorraine Peerage person ID=42519 (b. 1202) link
Jacques de Longuyon French author of a chanson de geste, France (b. 1200) link
Jacques d'Orléans author (b. 1201) link
picture of Jacobus de Voragine Jacobus de Voragine Jacobus de Voragine Italian chronicler and archbishop of Genoa (b. 1228) link
Jacques de Bazoches (b. 1200) link
Jacques Bretel French medieval poet, France (b. 1210) link
picture of John XXII John XXII John XXII Roman Catholic pope, France (b. 1244) link
Jacques II of Révigny bishop of Verdun, France (b. 1230) link
picture of Jacques de Via Jacques de Via Jacques de Via French Cardinal, France (b. 1300) link
Jaque de Cambrai French musician and poet, France (b. 1220) link
Jacques de Baisieux French poet, France (b. 1250) link
Jacques de Châtillon French noble, France (b. 1256) link
picture of Benedict XII Benedict XII Benedict XII pope of the Catholic Church 1334–1342, France (b. 1280) link
Jakob von Ibelin (b. 1240) link
picture of Jacques de Guyse Jacques de Guyse Jacques de Guyse Franciscan monk (b. 1334) link
picture of Guillaume Cale Guillaume Cale Guillaume Cale French rebel leader, France (b. 1310) link
James of Hesbaye Franco-Flemish music theorist (b. 1260) link
Jacques de Fauran (b. 1290) link
picture of Jacques de Montberon Jacques de Montberon Jacques de Montberon French military personnel, France (b. 1350) link
Jacques de Rue (b. 1300) link
picture of Jacques du Chastelier Jacques du Chastelier Jacques du Chastelier (b. 1350) link
picture of Jacques Dampierre Jacques Dampierre Jacques Dampierre French military personnel, France (b. 1365) link
Jacques d'Artois Peerage person ID=500338 (b. 1325) link
picture of Jacques d'Arc Jacques d'Arc Jacques d'Arc French farmer, France (b. 1380) link
picture of Jacques Despars Jacques Despars Jacques Despars French physician, France (b. 1380) link
Jacques Le Gris French medieval knight, France (b. 1330) link
Jacques de Hemricourt French historian, France (b. 1333) link
picture of Jacques de Brimeu Jacques de Brimeu Jacques de Brimeu France (b. 1384) link
picture of Jacques Cœur Jacques Cœur Jacques Cœur French merchant, one of the founders of the trade between France and the Levant, France (b. 1395) link
James of Piedmont Lord of Piedmont, Prince of Achaea (b. 1315) link
Jacques de Créquy French military personnel, France (b. 1350) link
picture of Jacques Ier de Chabannes de La Palice Jacques Ier de Chabannes de La Palice Jacques Ier de Chabannes de La Palice French nobleman and military oficer (b. 1400) link
picture of Jacques Daret Jacques Daret Jacques Daret Netherlandish painter, Southern Netherlands (b. 1401) link
Jacques de Bourbon-Preaux (b. 1346) link
Jacques d'Enghien (b. 1350) link
Jacques II Ferrandin (b. 1350) link
picture of Jacques Durandi Jacques Durandi Jacques Durandi 15th-century Italian artist in France (b. 1410) link
picture of Jacques Jouvenel des Ursins Jacques Jouvenel des Ursins Jacques Jouvenel des Ursins French canon, France (b. 1410) link
picture of Jacques de Crèvecœur Jacques de Crèvecœur Jacques de Crèvecœur France (b. 1400) link
Jacques d'Ableiges France (b. 1350) link
Jacques I d Harcourt, seigneur de Montgommery, de Mesle-sur-Sarre, d'Aubigny, de Noyelles, de Vignes et de Mézières (b. 1350) link
Jacques Legrand France (b. 1360) link
picture of Jacques de Lalaing Jacques de Lalaing Jacques de Lalaing Walloon knight, Kingdom of the Netherlands (b. 1421) link
Jacques de Nouvion French diplomat, France (b. 1372) link
Jakob Twinger von Königshofen German historian, Germany (b. 1346) link
picture of Jacques of Luxembourg Jacques of Luxembourg Jacques of Luxembourg (b. 1420) link
Jacques de Montmorency (b. 1370) link
picture of Jacques Coitier Jacques Coitier Jacques Coitier Chief physician to Louis XI of France, France (b. 1430) link
picture of Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours French noble, France (b. 1433) link
Jacques Gélu France (b. 1376) link
Jacques Morel 15th century French sculptor, France (b. 1395) link
Jacques Le Louchier (b. 1386) link
picture of Jacques of Savoy, Count of Romont Jacques of Savoy, Count of Romont Jacques of Savoy, Count of Romont Prince of Savoy (b. 1450) link
picture of Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples French theologian and humanist, France (b. 1450) link
Jacques Colin French diplomat, France (b. 1401) link
Jacques II de Bourbon-Preaux (b. 1391) link
picture of Jacques de Bourbon Jacques de Bourbon Jacques de Bourbon (b. 1445) link
picture of Jacques I de Luxembourg-St. Pol, Heer van Gaveren en Fiennes Jacques I de Luxembourg-St. Pol, Heer van Gaveren en Fiennes Jacques I de Luxembourg-St. Pol, Heer van Gaveren en Fiennes (b. 1445) link
Jacques Pilavaine (b. 1400) link
picture of Jacques Bonaud de Sauzet Jacques Bonaud de Sauzet Jacques Bonaud de Sauzet France (b. 1450) link
picture of Jacques de Saint-Nectaire Jacques de Saint-Nectaire Jacques de Saint-Nectaire religieux français (b. 1461) link
picture of Jacques de Beaune Jacques de Beaune Jacques de Beaune French politician, France (b. 1465) link
Jacques of Arc France (b. 1406) link
picture of Jacques de la Palice Jacques de la Palice Jacques de la Palice Marshal of France, France (b. 1470) link
Jacques Millet French playwright, France (b. 1425) link
Jakob I. von Sierck Archbishop and Elector of Trier, Germany (b. 1398) link
picture of Jacques Dubois Jacques Dubois Jacques Dubois French anatomist, France (b. 1478) link
Jacques de Beaumont (b. 1420) link
Jacques du Clercq (b. 1420) link
picture of Jacques Le Lieur Jacques Le Lieur Jacques Le Lieur French poet, France (b. 1480) link
Jacques d'Espinay (b. 1423) link
Jacques Duclercq France (b. 1424) link
picture of Jacques de la Brosse Jacques de la Brosse Jacques de la Brosse French diplomat (b. 1486) link
Jacob, Margrave of Baden-Baden Margrave of Baden-Baden, Germany (b. 1407) link
Jacques de Rambures (b. 1428) link
Jacques d'Amboise French religious dignitary and patron of medieval France, France (b. 1440) link
picture of Jacques Cartier Jacques Cartier Jacques Cartier French explorer, France (b. 1491) link
Jacques de France (b. 1432) link
picture of Jakob von Liebenstein Jakob von Liebenstein Jakob von Liebenstein Archbishop of Mainz, Germany (b. 1462) link
picture of Galiot de Genouillac Galiot de Genouillac Galiot de Genouillac French diplomat, France (b. 1465) link
picture of Jacques Moerentorf Jacques Moerentorf Jacques Moerentorf silk weaver (b. 1495) link
Jacques d'Annebaut Catholic cardinal, France (b. 1450) link
Jacques Coitier (b. 1440) link
picture of Jacques de Milly Jacques de Milly Jacques de Milly Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller, France (b. 1500) link
Jacques de Bugnin French poet, France (b. 1450) link
Jacques Bouchart French historian, France (b. 1450) link
Jacques Sourdeau French architect, France (b. 1450) link
Giacomo di Challant-Aymavilles (b. 1414) link
Jacques Meyquent (b. 1444) link
picture of Jacobus Latomus Jacobus Latomus Jacobus Latomus Belgian theologian (b. 1475) link
picture of Jacques du Broeucq Jacques du Broeucq Jacques du Broeucq architect, sculptor (b. 1505) link
picture of Jacques Arcadelt Jacques Arcadelt Jacques Arcadelt Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance, Republic of Venice (b. 1505) link