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Jakob Meaning


What does Jakob mean?

The name Jakob is of German, Norwegian and Estonian origin.

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

Jakob is a form of Jacob. See Jacob for further details.

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.

Jakob Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 523 in baby name popularity for boys with 544 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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 is a form of Jacob.

Jakob has the diminutive (nickname) Kobe.

Famous Jakobs

  • Jakob Gapp ~ Saint
  • Jakob Griesinger of Ulm ~ Saint
  • Jakob Kern ~ Saint

Jakob Numerology

What will your new littleJakob be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jakob are often happy-go-lucky and conventional but most of all they are read more >>

Jakob Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jakob.

Just for fun, see the name Jakob 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 Jakob in Nautical Flags page.