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What does Yakup mean?

Yakup Pronunciation of Yakup [yakup] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Yakup is "he who supplants". Yakup is an alternate spelling of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).

Variations

11 alternative forms via Jacob: Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakov, Jakub, Yakov and Yaqub.

Creative forms:
(male) Yakny, Yarup, ..

(female) Yakla, Yakne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yakup Axle (Y.A.), ..

How popular is Yakup?

Yakup is a rare given name for males. Yakup is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Yakup (not ranked) are Jacob (#4 the previous year), Jake (#205), Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob (#523), Jakub (#1690) and Yakov (#1543). Usage of these relations of Yakup was more pronounced among parents in 1999 (average #1051) and has become much diminished since (#1137, 54.6% less usage), with the form Jakob becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jake, Jakob, Jakub outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Yakar, Yakim, Yakob and Yusup. Like Yakup, these names are not frequently used.

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