In addition, Yakiv is a variant of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian) in the Ukrainian language.
Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of Yakiv.
Yakiv is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2015, within the group of boy names directly linked to Yakiv, Jacob was the most popular.
† approx English pronunciation for Yakiv: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"