Yaakov - A very unique male name
Yaakov, meaning supplanting, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1953 on position #1461. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yaakov and more.
With that position 1 in 13,128 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yaakov peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 760.
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Yaakov is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yaakov is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #171 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,352.
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 Yaakov is where you live.
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Yaakov origin and meaningYaakov is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means supplanting. To see famous people named Yaakov, pop culture references for the name Yaakov and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Yaakov
We've found the following names that sound similar to Yaakov, sorted by popularity.Yosef / Yusuf / Yousef / Yakov / Yusef / Youssef / Yousuf / Yousif / Yoseph / Youssouf /
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.
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