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Jack may refer to:




  • Jack is a common English name:
    • Jack (given name), a male given name, including a list of people (and fictional characters) with the name
    • Jack (surname), including a list of people with the surname
  • Jack the Ripper, a British unidentified noted serial killer
  • New Jack, stage name of Jerome Young (born 1963), a retired American professional wrestler

Animals and plants



  • Jack (baboon), a baboon who was the assistant to a disabled railway signalman in South Africa
  • Jack (cat), a Norwegian forest cat who was lost by American Airlines baggage handlers
  • Jack or jackass, a male donkey (Equus africanus)


  • Jack (tree) (Mangifera caesia), a relative of the mango
  • Jack pine (Pinus banksiana), a North American conifer

Arts, entertainment, and media

Fictional character

  • Jack (hero), an archetypal Cornish and English hero and stock character


Games and recreation

  • Jack (playing card), the lowest-ranking face card in some types of deck
  • Jack, a playing piece for the children's game jacks
  • Jack, a target ball used in games such as bowls





Other music

  • Jack (band), a British independent pop group signed to the Too Pure label
  • Jack FM, a radio format and brand
  • Jack & Jack. an American an American pop-rap duo


  • Jack TV, a general entertainment channel in the Philippines (cable)
  • Jack (TV series), a 3D-animated series broadcast by TVOntario


Computing and software

Electrical interfaces

  • Electrical connector, or "wall jack", a socket (often panel-mounted) intended to accept a plug
  • Phone connector (audio), commonly known as "audio jack", or "jack plug", or "phone jack"
  • Registered jack, a standardized telecommunication network interface for connecting voice and data equipment

Mechanical tools

Other uses in technology

Other uses

See also