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Yaakov - Meaning of Yaakov

What does Yaakov mean?

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[ 3 syll. yaa-kov, ya-ak-ov ] The baby boy name Yaakov is pronounced Yaa-aa-Kow-V †. Yaakov's origin and use are both in the Hebrew language.

Yaakov is a variant form of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob.

Yaakov is also a variant form of the Russian, Hebrew, and Slavic Yakov in the Hebrew language.

See also the related category hebrew.

Yaakov is a rare baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1986, 0.006% of baby boys were named Yaakov. It had a ranking of #855 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is of only sporadic use today. In 2016, out of the family of boy names directly related to Yaakov, Jacob was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Yaakov include Yaacov, Yakiev, Yaqub (Arabic), Yoshivya (Hebrew), Yusup (Russian), Eusbio (Spanish), Euseby (English), Eusébio (Portuguese), Jacobi, Jacoby (Hebrew and English), Jakobe (English), Jocoby, Yoshifumi (Japanese), Eusabio, Eusavio, Eusevio, Yaacob, Yaaqov, Yackeev, and Yackiv.

† English pronunciation for Yaakov: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"


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