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Jaap meaning and name origin
Jaap \jaap\ as a boy's name is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew), and the meaning of Jaap is "he who supplants". From Jacob: also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence, Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow". See Jacob for more on Jaap. The baby name Jaap sounds like Joab and Joop. Other similar baby names are Capp, Cap, Chap, Jago, Ja-, Jaray, Jace, Jacy, Jack, Jaq, Jak, Jay, Jake, Jaco, Jade, Jael, Jair, Jame, Jagu, Jan, Jano, Jarah, Jary, Jase, Javi, Jaye, Jai, Jae, Jazz, Jean, Jada, Juan, Joao, Jian and Nap.
Popularity of Jaap
Jaap is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#71705 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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