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Jaap - Meaning of Jaap

What does Jaap mean?

Meaning of the name JaapJacobJamesJackDiegoJakeJayJaimeJakobJimmyKobeJacobyJamieJimYaakovJacquesIakovosJimmieKobyJopJaycobCobyKoppelJacobey

[ 2 syll. jaa(p), ja-ap ] The baby boy name Jaap is pronounced as iyaaaeP †. Jaap's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is predominantly used in the Dutch and German languages.

Jaap is a contraction (Dutch and German) of Jakob (English, German, and Scandinavian) and a pet form (Dutch and German) of Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).

Jaap is also a variation (Dutch) of Jim (English and Dutch).

See also the related categories, hebrew, dutch, and german.

Jaap is an unusual baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2017, among the group of boy names directly linked to Jaap, Jacob was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Jaap include Eibe, Evie, Evo, Ibi, Iboo, Ibou, Ibu, Ibue, Ife, Ifi, Ifie, Ihab, Iov, Ipo, Ivann, Ivi, Ivo, Iwo, Yvo, and Iyapo.

† English pronunciation for Jaap: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)"

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