What does Jakob mean?
The meaning of Jakob is "supplanter".
Jakob is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ja-kob.
The Given Name Jakob
Popular and simple, it is a name considered by many parents.
A name fit for a child full of adventure and familiarity, a little seeker.
A classic name that will be adored by parents.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Jakob Gapp, Jakob Griesinger of Ulm, and Jakob Kern.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 458 in baby name popularity for boys with 641 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
View the Jakob Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jakob has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jakob to other names.
Jakob Related Names
- Jakob Gapp ~ Saint
- Jakob Griesinger of Ulm ~ Saint
- Jakob Kern ~ Saint
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Jakob Name Fun
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