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Yaakov Meaning


What does Yaakov mean?

The name Yaakov is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Yaakov is "supplanter".

Yaakov is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ya-a-kov.

The Given Name Yaakov

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

Yaakov is good for parents who want a name that is sophisticated and attractive.

A mesmerizing name, Yaakov possesses great character.

Alternate names include Akiba, Akiva.

Yaakov Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,097 in baby name popularity for boys with 178 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,056 in baby name popularity for boys with 189 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Yaakov Related Names

Yaakov is a form of Jacob.

Yaakov is a variant of Yakov.

Variants of the name Yaakov include Akiba, Akiva.

The name Iakobos is a form of Yaakov.

Yaakov has the diminutive (nickname) Yankel.

Famous Yaakovs

    Yaakov Numerology

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    Yaakov Name Fun

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    Be creative with the name Yaakov.

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