Jackson is a name with English origins. The name of Jackson is Son of Jack. The most common variation of the name Jackson is Jaxson. Nicknames include Jack, Jax, and Jay.
The use of surnames as given names is more common in the southern region of the United States. Many babies were named after Andrew Jackson, an American general and president. Lately, it may be having more popularity given Jackson Duggar (19 Kids and Counting).
Jackson Browne is a singer whose first name is actually Clyde. Jackson Pollock is an American artist known for his abstract artwork. Jackson Rathbone is a feature actor in the Twilight Series. There is a writer known as Jaxon, whose birth name was Jack Edward Jackson.
Fictional characters named Jackson include Jackson Teller (Sons of Anarchy), Jackson Avery (Grey’s Anatomy) and Jackson Kenner (The Originals).
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