[ syll. ya-kiv, yak-iv ] The baby boy name Yakiv is pronounced as YAHKIHV †. Yakiv is used chiefly in the Ukrainian language and it is derived from Hebrew origins.
In addition, Yakiv is a variant of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian) in the Ukrainian language.
Yackeev, Yackiv, Yakeev, Yakeeve, Yakeiv, Yakeive, Yakiev, Yakieve, and Yakive are variants of Yakiv.
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 2012, within the group of boy names directly linked to Yakiv, Jacob was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Yakiv include Yakive, Yaaqov, Yackiv, Yacoub, Yacov, Yakeeve, Yakeiv, Yakeive, Yakieve, Yakob, Yakov, Yakup, Yashiv, Yashuv, Yogev, Yosef, Yosif, Yosip, Yosipe, and Yosyp.
† 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)"