Meaning and Name Origin
Jakub \j(a)-kub\ as a name for boys. Jakub's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Jakub means "he who supplants". Jakub is a variation of Jacob (Hebrew): also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence, Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow". A seldom-used boys' name.
Jakub has 46 more related forms via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Giacamo, Giacobbe, Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Hamish, Iacopo, Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie▼, Jacko, Jacky▼, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacobus, Jacoby▲, Jacques▼, Jacquet, Jago, Jaime▲, Jake▲, Jakie, Jakov, James, Jamesie, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamsey, Jay▼, Jayme, Jim▼, Jimmie▼, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.
Jakub is an uncommon first name for males. Jakub is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Jakub for boys. Jakub reached its highest rank of #58 in Ireland in 2009, and is at #81 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jakub and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Jakub listed in the Top 1000 are Hamish, Jack (#41 the previous year), Jackie, Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jacques, Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jakobe, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jay (#372), Jayme, Jim, Jimmie and Seamus (#900). Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1970-1979 and has become much less since, with forms such as Jacques, Jamey, Jamie, Jim and Jimmie becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable boy names in this list are Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190) and Jakob (#458), with Jacob and Jake going through a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)