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Jacob Names for Boys

There are 16 Jacob names for baby boys.

Jacob names are popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1930s up to the 1990s. At the height of their usage in 1997, 3.797% of baby boys were given Jacob names. There were 10 Jacob names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Jacob names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2012, 8 Jacob names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 2.168%. Within all Jacob names, the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 0.9404%.

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NAME MATCH:

Jacob Popularity Trend of Jacob
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 1 1 Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; ... baby boy name Jacob is pronounced as YAAKaoP ...


DESCRIPTION MATCH:

Asher Popularity Trend of Asher
from 1900 to 2012. happy, blessed; ash wood ... Asher was a son of Jacob and Leah's handmaid ...

Benjamin Popularity Trend of Benjamin
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 16 16 son of the south, son of the right ... was the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, who went on ...

Dan Popularity Trend of Dan
from 1900 to 2012. judge; God is my judge, God has ... Bible, Dan was one of Jacob's sons who founded one ...

Heber Popularity Trend of Heber
from 1900 to 2012. enclave, ally, fellowship ... a great-grandson of Jacob ...

Israel Popularity Trend of Israel
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 252 252 he who struggles with God, God contends, God rules ... by the second son of Jacob in the Bible, who ...

Jacoby Popularity Trend of Jacoby
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 523 523 Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; ... from the first name Jacob. ...

Jacorey from the combination of Jacob and Corey. ...

Joseph Popularity Trend of Joseph
from 1900 to 2012. Yahweh will add (another son) ... and most beloved son of Jacob in the Old Testament of ...

Judah Popularity Trend of Judah
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 273 273 praised, he who is praised ... by the fourth son of Jacob who founded one of the ...

Levi Popularity Trend of Levi
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 55 55 attached, associated, pledged, joined to; existing, being ...

Naphtali wrestling ... by one of the sons of Jacob, in reference to the ...

Reuben Popularity Trend of Reuben
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 973 973 behold, a son ... by the eldest son of Jacob and Leah, and thus the ...

Simon Popularity Trend of Simon
from 1900 to 2012. 
2012 Rank: 255 255 he who hears, God has heard ... by one of the sons of Jacob and thus the founder of ...

Zebulun exaltation ... by the sixth son of Jacob and Leah, who founded ...

Zeev wolf ... Testament of the Bible, Jacob blessed his son ...


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