What does Iakov mean?
Iakov [iakov] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Iakov means "he who supplants". Iakov is an alternate form of Jacob (Hebrew).
Associated with: supplants (victory).
Iakov has 1 variant: Yakov.Creative forms:
(male) Irakov, Iskov, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Iakov Carl (I.C.), ..
How popular is Iakov?
Iakov is an unusual first name for males. Iakov is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Iakov (outside Top 2000) are Jacob (#4 via latest list), Jake (#205), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob (#523), Jakobe (#1174), Jakub (#1690) and Yakov (#1543). Other forms, like Iago, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Iakov was well-received among parents 2 decades ago (adoption of 2.15%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.98%, down 54.3%), with the version Jakob becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)