What does Jakob mean?
Associated with: supplants (victory).
31 more alternative forms via Jacob: Cob, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie▼, Jacko, Jackobus, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacobus, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakie, Jakov, James▼, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jay▼, Jayme, Jeb, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.Creative forms:
(male) Jamkob, Jankob, ..
(female) Jakobi, .. Middle name pairings:
Jakob Rome (J.R.), ..
How popular is Jakob?
Jakob is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#29359 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jakob was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #171 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is currently at #523. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Jakob (#523 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Jack (#40 in recent rankings), Jackie (#1725), Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacobi (#1317), Jacobo, Jacoby (#655), Jaime (#485), Jake (#205), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakobe (#1174), Jakub (#1690), James (#7), Jamey, Jamie (#821), Jay (#394), Jayme, Jeb and Yakov (#1543). Usage of these forms of Jakob was at its peak 8 decades ago (adoption of 6.2%) and is now much lower (adoption 2.3%, 62.3% less).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Jacot, Jadon▼, Jak, Jakim, Jakson, Jalon, Jamon, Janko, Jano, Janos, Jareb, Jarod▼, Jaron▼, Jason▼, Javon, Jaxon▲, Job and Yakob. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jakob.See names in meaning and etymology.