What does Jakob mean?
Jakob▲ has 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.Kreatif forms: Jakobba, Jankob, Jokob. [more]
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)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Jakob for boys. Jakob was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #171 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is currently at #458. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of Jakob and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Jakob (#458 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 1000 are Jack (#41 in recent rankings), Jackie, Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakobe, Jakub, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jay (#372) and Jayme. Usage of these forms of Jakob was at its peak 4 decades ago (adoption of 0.48%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.41%, 16.2% less). James is the longstanding favorite, though Jake has become popular as well, while versions like Jacky have become less contemporary.
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Suggested similar baby 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.