Jakob

Jakob - A very unique male name



  Nov 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jakob appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1699. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jakob and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jakob? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jakob. The baby boy name Jakob was given to 700 baby boys in 2012, ranking #395 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,344 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jakob peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 171.



Famous with this name

Jakob Ihre
Jakob Eklund
Jakob Schuh


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Jakob is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jakob is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #176 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #678.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jakob is where you live.


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Jakob origin and meaning

Jakob is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jakob, pop culture references for the name Jakob and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jakob

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jakob, sorted by popularity.

Joseph / Jacob / Jeff / Joesph / Jacoby / Josef / Jakobe / Jaycob / Jacobo / Jakub /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012395
2011335
2010297
2009323
2008302
2007303
2006293
2005272
2004235
2003217
2002202
2001171
2000173
1999200
1998190
1997223
1996378
1995406
1994431
1993456
1992478
1991529
1990582
1989665
1988717
1987816
1986786
19851131
1984984
1983977
19821337
19811149
19801248
19791206
19782154
19771768
19741953
19711699

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island176
North Dakota216
Washington283
Kentucky284
Pennsylvania290
Wisconsin299
Tennessee300
Connecticut305
West Virginia332
Texas341
California354
Massachusetts361
Illinois380
Michigan386
Arizona386
Ohio390
Idaho400
Oklahoma403
Indiana417
Oregon430
Nevada430
Arkansas445
New Jersey460
Missouri462
North Carolina465
Colorado493
Florida493
Utah502
New York512
South Carolina514
Georgia532
Kansas536
Maryland546
Virginia564
Minnesota570
Iowa589
Alabama630
Louisiana678

Even more about Jakob


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jakob a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jakob?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jakob
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,344
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +700

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