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pinWhat does Jaap mean?

Jaap /jaap/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Jaap means "he who supplants". Jaap is an alternate form of Jacob (Hebrew) with the suffix -p.


Jaap has 22 different relations via Jacob: Iago, Jack, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacopo, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jeb, Jim and Yakup.

Kreatif forms: Jaapja, Jaapne, Jaappi. [more]

pinHow popular is Jaap?

Jaap is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#78035 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jack (#41 from current records), Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jakub, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jay (#372), Jayme and Jim are the popular variation forms of Jaap (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Jaap reached its peak during 1970-1979 (average #442) and is somewhat less today (#563, 22%), with the forms Jacky, Jamey, Jamie, Jay and Jim falling out of fashion. James has been the top favorite, although Jaime seems to be gaining favor too. Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Jaap and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jacky, Jacob, Jaime, Jake in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jakob, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jayme, Jim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jacob, Jake, Jakob, Jakub outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of James, Jamie, Jay outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Jaap is alike in pronunciation to Joop. Other suggested similar baby names are Cap, Chap, Ja-, Jabar, Jace, Jacq, Jacy, Jae, Jair, Jak, Jalan, Jamal, Jamar, Jame, Jan, Jaq, Jaran, Jaray, Jarl, Jase, Javi, Jax, Jayar, Joab and Joao. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jaap.