[ 2 syll. ja-kov, jak-ov ] The baby boy name Jakov is pronounced as YAA-Kaa-V †. Jakov is used mostly in Hungarian, Russian, and Slavic. Its language of origin is Hebrew. Jakov is a derivative of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian name Jacob.
Jakov is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2012, within the family of boy names directly related to Jakov, Jacob was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Jakov include Iakov (Greek and Russian), Jaagup (Estonian), Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian), Jakob (English, German, and Scandinavian), Jakub (Czech, Polish, and Slavic), Jesop, Jocob, Jocobb, Josef (Czech, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Scandinavian, and Yiddish), Joseph (English, French, and German), Josyf (Polish), Jozef (Dutch, Slavic, and Polish), József (Hungarian), Juzef (Polish), Ioseph (Gaelic, Irish, and Russian), Iosif (Greek, Russian, and Slavic), Yaaqov, Yackiv, Yacoub, and Yacov.
† English pronunciation for Jakov: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"