What does Jakub mean?
Jakub /jak-ub/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Jakub's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Jakub means "he who supplants". Jakub is a Polish, Czechoslovakian form of Jacob (Hebrew).
Jakub has 40 more related forms via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie▼, Jacko, Jackobus, Jacky▼, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacobus, Jacoby▲, Jacopo, Jacques▼, Jacquet, Jago, Jaime▲, Jake▲, Jakie, Jakov, James, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamsey, Jay▼, Jayme, Jeb, Jim▼, Kapel, Kobus, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.Kreatif forms: Jarkub, Jaykub, Jekub. [more]
How popular is Jakub?
Jakub is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#58553 out of 150436, Top 39%). (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. (Top 100 Birth Names Statistics, 2013)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Jakub and corresponding names. 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 and Seamus (#900) are the popular related forms of Jakub. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4557%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3433%, down 24.7%), with forms such as Jackie, Jacques, Jamey, Jamie and Jim becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable boy names in this list are Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190) and Jakob (#458), and there is also a rekindling in birth name usage for Jacob and Jake. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)