WHAT IT MEANS: It doesn’t have a meaning, but Jackson means “son of Jack.”
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: A modern respelling of the traditional English surname Jackson.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: They’ll probably call him Jax.
KNOW THIS: The name was completely unheard of before it entered the popularity charts in 1997 at #859. It’s currently incredibly hot, ranking as the 66th most common boys’ name in the U.S.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Jaxon Bieber is the youngest half-brother of Canadian singer Justin Bieber.