Names of the Week
Quote of the Week
""  More

Yakov Meaning


What does Yakov mean?

The name Yakov is of Russian origin.

The meaning of Yakov is "supplanter".

Yakov is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ya-kov.

The Given Name Yakov

Yakov is both the Russian and Modern Hebrew form of Yaakov.

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

Yakov is good for parents who want a name that is mesmerizing and stylish.

A sophisticated name, Yakov possesses great character.

Although unique, your little delightful Yakov, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Yakov Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,506 in baby name popularity for boys with 113 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,496 in baby name popularity for boys with 112 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Yakov Related Names

Yakov is a form of Jacob.

Variants of the name Yakov include Yaacov, Yaakov, Ya-akov.

Yakov has the diminutive (nickname) Yasha.

Famous Yakovs

    Yakov 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 Yakov.

    Children named Yakov are often envied and curious but most of all they are read more >>

    Yakov Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Yakov.

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