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See also: JAX



Shortened from Jackson, Jaxon or fanciful spelling of the surname Jacks.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A male given name.
    • 1993 Barbara Kingsolver, Pigs in Heaven, ↑ISBN, page 81:
      "Jacks is short for Jackson?"
      "No, with an X." He makes a cross with his marvelously long index fingers. "Short for nothing. My mother was one of the best-known alcoholics in the French Quarter of New Orleans. I was named after a venerated brand of beer."
      "You're named after Jax Beer?"
      He nods morosely. "Somewhere in this world I have a sister named Hurricane. I'm telling you the God's honest truth."