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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 Yacov and Yachov.

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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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Popularity of name Yaakov
Popularity of Yaakov