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pinWhat does Jaap mean?

Jaap /jaap/ [1 syll.] 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 38 different relations via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobi, Iacopo, Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jackob, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jamsey, Jay, Jayme, Jeb, Jim, Kapel, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.

Kreatif forms: Jaapje, Jaapju, Jujaap. [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. Census)

Jack (#41 the previous year), Jackie, Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jakobe, Jakub, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jay (#372), Jayme and Jim are the popular variation forms of Jaap (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.496%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.3799%, 23.4%), with forms like Jackie, Jacky, Jamey, Jamie and Jim falling out of fashion. The trendier baby names in this compilation are Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190) and Jakob (#458), with Jacob and Jake going through a rekindling in popularity. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Jaap and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe, James in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jamie, Jay, 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 Javi and Joab. Like Jaap, these names are not frequently used.