What does Jaap mean?
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. 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)
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.