What does Yaqub mean?
Yaqub has 1 variant: Iakob.Creative forms:
(male) Tanqub, Yanqub, ..
(female) Yaqubi, .. Middle name pairings:
Yaqub Jamarion (Y.J.), ..
How popular is Yaqub?
Yaqub is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#88825 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Jacob (#4 from current records), Jakeb, Jakob (#523), Jakub (#1690) and Yakov (#1543) are the prominent variation forms of Yaqub (not ranked). Usage of these relations of Yaqub was at its peak 2 decades ago (median #1052) and has become much reduced since (#1152, 55% less usage), with the form Jakob becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Yaqub is alike in pronunciation to Yaacob and Yakob. Other suggested similar names are Yaar, Yacov, Yael, Yago, Yakar, Yakim, Yale, Yamin, Yanai, Yance, Yancy, Yann, Yanni, Yanno, Yasir, Yasr, Yates, Yazid, Yusuf▲ and Yusup. Like Yaqub, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.