What 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]
How 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)