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What does Yachov mean?

Yachov Pronunciation of Yachov [ya-chov] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Yachov is "he who supplants". Yachov is an alternate spelling of Yaakov (Hebrew): transcription of Jacob.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


5 alternative forms via Yaakov: Yaacob, Yacov, Yago, Yakob and Yakov.

Creative forms:
(male) Yochov, Yuchov, ..

(female) Yaca, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yachov Javier (Y.J.), ..

How popular is Yachov?

Yachov is a rare given name for men. Yachov is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Yaakov (#1017 in recent rankings) and Yakov (#1543) are the prominent alternative forms of Yachov (not ranked). Other forms, like Yago, are uncommon. These forms of Yachov are at the peak of their popularity presently (usage of 0.02%). Yaakov is a perennial favorite. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yaakov, Yakov in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yachov and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yachov is pronounced similarly to Achav. Other recommended names are Iakov, Jakov, Machon, Markov, Yacheem, Yachim, Yaholo, Yanno, Yaphet and Yarrow. Like Yachov, these names are not frequently used.

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