Which Name Gets Your Vote? Top 12 U.S. President-Inspired Baby Names

|
3 of 14
President baby names, Jackson

Jackson


Learn about the name Jackson.

Our 7th president, Andrew Jackson, was nicknamed "Old Hickory" for his toughness. He was a self-taught lawyer from the Carolina backwoods, so quite the smarty britches! His legacy has added to the appeal of the name Jackson — which ranked 23rd on the list of most popular boys' names in the U.S. in 2011. Actors Bill Murray, Jackie Chan, and Charlize Theron have sons named Jackson.

Next: Taylor

Pregnancy Day by Day

Tell us your due date to receive our daily newsletter and find out what is happening in this day of your pregnancy!

Already a member? Log-in here

Name of the Day

stay connected

highlights

The Latest and Greatest Book for Kids
Search our interactive Book Finder for the top new books for kids of all ages, brought to you by the latest book in the I, Funny series, "I Totally Funniest."

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top 10 Wintertime Neighborhood Games
Who says you have to stay inside when the temperature drops? Snowy weather is a great excuse to round up your neighborhood for some outdoor winter fun and games.

2015 Family-Friendly Oscar Nominees
The Oscar nominations are in, and they include several family-friendly movies. See which flicks earned a nod for Best Animated Feature Film and other awards.

© 2000-2015 Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved.