No, I don't know the origin of my name, but if anyone does I'd love to hear about it, My name is Jacqueline   Thank You

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i_am_...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 6:58 AM

here you go, i found this on wikipedia.org....

Jacqueline (pronounced [ʒaˈklin] in French, IPA: //ˈdʒæklɨn// in English) is a female given name. It has spelling variations and slight variants in both spelling and pronunciation have come into use, such as: Jacquelyn, Jaclyn, Jacklyn, Jacqlyn, Jacquelin, Jackeline and Jacklin. The diminutive for Jacqueline is Jackie, which also has variants, including Jacqui, Jaquie, Jacquee, Jacque, Jack, Jacq, Jacquie, Jac, Jaci, Jaki, Jacki, Jaqui, Jacky, Jackee, Jake and Jay.

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i_am_...
Jun. 2, 2008 at 6:59 AM

Jacqueline comes from French, as the feminine form of Jacques. Jacques originated from 'Jacob', which is derived from the Hebrew meaning 'may God protect' or, because of Jacob's actions in supplanting Esau, as recorded in the Old Testament, 'supplanter'.

Supplanter, the more distasteful of the two meanings, is the word to describe a person who wrongfully or illegally takes the place of another. 'May God protect' is usually the meaning that most Jacquelines would like to use, in describing their name.

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hevans3
Jun. 2, 2008 at 7:48 AM I HAVE A HALF SISTER NAMED JACUELINE. I HAVE ONLY MET HER 2 TIMES THOUGH.

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