Name: Jacqueline

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jacqueline

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    (JAK kwuh lin); (JAK kuh lin); (zhahk LEEN)
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    English and French speaking countries
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    Jacqueline is the feminine form of Jacques, the French form of James.

    Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was the wife of assassinated American President John F Kennedy. She was noted for her style and grace. Following the death of Kennedy she married Aristotle Onassis. In the US, the name Jacqueline peaked in popularity in 1961 - the year that Kennedy was elected President.

    Other famous bearers include cellist Jacqueline du Prť and children's author Jacqueline Wilson.

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