What does Yaakov mean?
Associated with: supplants (victory).
Related boy name: Akiva.Kreatif forms:
(male) Yaakon, Yukov, ..
(female) Yaacon, Yaako, ..
How popular is Yaakov?
Yaakov is an unusual given name for males. Yaakov is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Yaakov for boys. Yaakov entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1062 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #1231 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Yaakov (#1231 in 2014) are Jacob (#4 in 2014), Jakob (#458), Yakov (#1776) and Akiva (#1831). Other variants, like Iakov, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Yaakov was common among parents 15 years ago (usage of 1.94%) and is now much less (usage 0.93%, ▼52%), with the version Jakob falling out of fashion.