Name Jacques - Meaning and origin

Name Jacques - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

From Hebrew ya'aqob, "may God favor".
Jacques is the French version of Jacob, who is an important figure in the Old Testament.


Belgian singer Jacques Brel, French politician Jacques Attali, French journalists Jacques Chapuis and Jacques Chancel, former President of the French Republic Jacques Chirac, French actors Jacques François, Jacques Lanzmann, Jacques Villeret and Jacques Perrin, the French writers Jacques Pessis and Jacques Laurent ...

St. James, a disciple of Christ and brother of St. John the Evangelist, was martyred and put to death by Herod Agrippa. His remains rest in Spain. He is at the origin of the pilgrimage of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle.

His character :

Jacques is an active and determined boy. No matter how difficult the situation is, he never gives up. He has a lively and practical mind and is able to carry out many projects. Very balanced, Jacques always thinks before acting or making any decision. He is very welcoming to people he knows or meets. Jacques is a reliable person who knows how to listen and who will not hesitate to help others, regardless of the situation. His only fault is that he gives his confidence too easily ...


James, Jacky, Jacob, Jamie, Jacqueline, Diego.

His party :

The Jacques are celebrated on July 25th.

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