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Jaap Meaning


What does Jaap mean?

The name Jaap is of Dutch origin.

The meaning of Jaap is "supplanter".

Jaap is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jaap.

The Given Name Jaap

Jaap is a diminutive of Jacobus. See Jacobus for further details.

Valiant and stylish, it is a name considered by many parents.

A bold name, Jaap possesses great character.

Jaap has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jaap Stam.

Jaap Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Jaap Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jaap has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jaap to other names.

Jaap Related Names

Jaap is a diminutive of Jacobus.

Famous Jaaps

  • Jaap Stam ~ Soccer Player

Jaap Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Jaap.

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Jaap Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jaap in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jaap.

Just for fun, see the name Jaap in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jaap in Nautical Flags page.