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Jackson Surname Origin

The son of Jack or John. See Jack.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




Jackson  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Jackson Last Name Meaning
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There is more to Jackson family history than the origin of your surname:

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A Jackson Family History Thought:

'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero







Jackson  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Jackson Last Name Meaning
Search the FREE Ancestry.com Name Dictionary.




There is more to Jackson family history than the origin of your surname:

Start your Genealogy to find your personal Jackson family ancestry. It's easy to get started. Just begin your family tree with what you already know. Learn More.




A Jackson Family History Thought:

'Every man is a quotation of all his ancestors' -- Ralph Waldo Emerson




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