Jackson

Originated as a surname. Listed among the 100 most popular names since 1998. American painter, Jackson Pollock, considered one of the leaders in Abstract Expressionism, is a namesake. The story of his life was captured in the 2000 film "Pollock." A place name for the state capital of Mississippi.

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Boys: Ranked #16 in 2013
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English
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Randy Jackson (American Idol judge)
Samuel Jackson (actor)
Andrew Jackson (U.S. president)
Alan Jackson (musician)
Jackson Browne (musician)
Thomas Stonewall Jackson (Confederate general)
Michael Jackson (musician)
Bo Jackson (baseball/football player)
Reggie Jackson (Baseball Hall of famer)
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