Meaning and name origin
Jakub \j(a)-kub\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jakub is "he who supplants". Jakub is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew): also possibly from "la-aqov" (hence, Yaakov) meaning "to track or follow".
Jakub is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jakub for boys. Jakub reached its highest rank of #58 in Ireland in 2009. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jakub and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jacob (#4), Jakob (#458), Jakub and Jakobe. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Jakov. Like Jakub, this name is not commonly used.