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Jakob meaning and name origin
Jakob \j(a)-kob\ as a boy's name has the meaning "he who supplants" and is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew): also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence, Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow".
Jakob has 2 variant forms: Jakeb, Jakub.
Suggested similar baby names are Iakob, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jakov and Yakob.
Popularity of Jakob
Jakob is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26443 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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