Jack /ˈdʒæk/ is a male given name, although in some cases it can be used as a
female given ... In 1994, "Jack" was the most popular name in London but does
not appear among ...
Here's one theory it suggests for the origin of “Jack”: Normans ... So little John
became Jenkin and time turned that into Jakin, which ultimately became Jack.
Dec 19, 2008 ... When Hollywood wanted a name for a sassy, wacky pirate, what did it go for? ...
Watching with wonder this rapid rise from nickname for John to ...
The etymology and history of first names. ... Derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin),
a medieval diminutive of JOHN. ... It was frequently used in fairy tales and nursery
rhymes, such as 'Jack and the Beanstalk', 'Little Jack Horner', and 'Jack Sprat'.
Jan 14, 2011 ... Why is Robert called Bob and John called Jack sometimes? What is the ...
Nobody sent it to him and he did not send it back. ... Richard becoming Dick and
Charles becoming Chuck is something that always confounds me.
Answer Because Jack is the nickname for John; i.e. Jack Kennedy. ... While Jack
does come from Jakin, or Jakken from the German, but I don't believe it is a ...
A: Jack is a common nickname for John and it is what his family called him when
he was growing up. ... Q: When did the house become a National Historic Site?
Thus, John became Jankin or Jenkin, which eventually became shortened to
Jakin, which in turn became Jack. Many of these names today survive in surname
Dick & Bob. Can anyone explain why the short forms or the nicknames for Robert
and Richard are Bob and Dick? ... it to Jack? How did Margaret become Peggy (
or Daisy)? .... But, I still can't make the walk from John to Jack...anyone? Bueller?
Feb 1, 2012 ... The Reason General John Pershing Was Called “Black Jack” ... he got the
nickname of “N—– Jack,” which was softened to “Black Jack,” probably as his
rank rose. ... cavalry did poorly in the trenches of Belgium and France) in the AEF.
... were becoming a military legend that eclipsed the accomplishments ...