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Meaning and name origin

Jakob \j(a)-kob\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jakob is "he who supplants". Jakob is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew): also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence, Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow".


Variations

Jakob has 3 variant forms: Jakeb, Jakobe, Jakub.


Popularity

Jakob is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26443 out of 88799, Top 30%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jakob for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jakob name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jakob outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jakob and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jacob (#4), Jakob (#458), Jakobe and Jakub. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jakob, Jakobe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jakob, Jakub outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Iakob, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jakov and Yakob. Like Jakob, these names are not commonly used.

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