Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Akiva.
Yaakov 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 a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Yaakov and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Jacob (#4). (2014 statistics).
Yaakov is also pronounced similarly to Iakov. Like Yaakov, this name is not commonly used.