What does Yaakov mean?
Related boy name: Akiva.more]
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. Census)
Prominent varying forms of Yaakov (not ranked) are Jacob (#4 in 2014) and Jakob (#458). Other variants, like Iakov, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Yaakov was common among parents in 2001 (usage of 0.914%) and is now much less (usage 0.769%, ▼16%). Jacob and Jakob are two of the more trendy boy names here, and there is also a revival in baby name usage for Jacob. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Yaakov and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)