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Yaakov meaning and name origin
Yaakov \ya(a)-kov\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yaakov is "he who supplants". Variant of Jacob. Comedian Yakov Smirnov.
Yaakov has 7 variant forms: Iago, Yaacob, Yachov, Yacov, Yago, Yakob and Yakov.
For more information, see also the related name Akiva.
Baby names that sound like Yaakov are Jakov and Iakov.
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Popularity of Yaakov
Yaakov is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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