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What does Jakov mean?

Jakov Pronunciation of Jakov as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Jakov means "he who supplants". Jakov is an alternate form of Jacob (Hebrew).


ASSOCIATED WITH supplants (victory)


RELATED FORMS VIA JACOB Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jackob, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Yakov, Yakup

(male) Jankov, ..


Jakov Alfredo (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jakov?

Jakov is an uncommon first name for men. Jakov is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Jakov (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Jack (#28 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Jackie (#1771), Jacky, Jacob (#13), Jacobi (#1351), Jacobo, Jacoby (#844), Jaime (#512), Jake (#262), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob (#701), Jakobe (#1238), Jakub, James (#4), Jamey, Jamie (#722), Jay (#399), Jayme and Yakov (#1506). Other variants, like Iakob, are seldom used. These relations of Jakov were popular with parents during the years 1940-1949 (AVERAGE #1254) and are now significantly less common (#1167, 65%), with versions such as Jay becoming less trendy. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob, Jacobi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacobo, Jacoby, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakub, James in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Yakov in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of James, Jamie, Jay outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Jacot, Jadon, Jak, Jakim, Jakson, Jalon, Jamon, Janko, Jano, Janos, Jarod, Jaron, Jason, Javon, Jaxon, Markov, Yaakov and Yacov. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jakov.

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