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Jakov

What does Jakov mean?

Jakov Pronunciation of Jakov [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).

Variations

30 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 and Yakup.

Creative forms:
(male) Jankov, Jarkov, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Jakov Rayan (J.R.), ..

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?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Jakov (outside Top 2000) are Jack (#40 the previous year), Jackie (#1725), Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacobi (#1317), Jacobo, Jacoby (#655), Jaime (#485), Jake (#205), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob (#523), Jakobe (#1174), Jakub (#1690), James (#7), Jamey, Jamie (#821), Jay (#394), Jayme and Yakov (#1543). 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 (#1129, 62%), with versions such as James becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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 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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