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Forename יעקב

Throughout the world, יעקב (Jacob United States Nigeria India Poland Germany, Jakub United States Nigeria India Poland Germany, Jakob United States Nigeria India Poland Germany, along with others...) is a widespread principally boy's, but very infrequently female forename. The given name יעקב is habitual in Czechia, where it is a common masculine name, Croatia, and Poland (explore the name in all countries). Not in comparison with a country's population, this name is the most popular in the United States, Nigeria, and Germany. Likewise, יעקב is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishיעקב is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name יעקב

name Ya'Akov, name Jakau, name Benjacob, name Jacb, name Ya'Acov, name Jacqui, name Jack, name Hakob, name Jaco, name Jakobsohn, name Yaakov, name Jacobsson, name Jakez, name Jacobson, name Iakow, name Giacomo, name Jakobson, name Diego, name Yakov, name Jacobs, name Jakub, name Jaakob, name Jacob, name Jaakov, name Jakiv, name Jacobo, name Iakov, name Jakiw, name Iago, name Yaacov, name Jacco, name Jakobus, name Jakov, name Jakubs, name Jakob, name Jago, name Jakow, name יעקב, name Diago, name Jacqueline, name Dydak, name Fritaa, name Iacob, name Jacobsohn, name Jacobus, name Jakobs, name Iakob, name Iacopo, name Jacobsen, name Jacopo, name Jakobsson, name Iacobus, name Jaakko, name Chaime, name Jakobsen, name Jackoby, name Jakab, name Jacó, name Džeimss, name Jaime, name Jacques
Jakub, Jakob, Jacob Germany, Poland, United States, India, Nigeria
Ya'Acov, יעקב Israel
Jakov Germany, South Africa, France, Czechia, United States
Yakov Germany, Tanzania, United States, India, Nigeria
Iakob Germany, Argentina, Brazil, United States, Georgia
Yaakov Germany, South Africa, Brazil, United States, Nigeria
Yaacov Germany, South Africa, France, United States, India
Ya'Akov United Kingdom, United States, Israel, Peru

First name יעקב in the context

יעקב is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: St. James the Elder, Apostle , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, Gospel of Mark; Jacob , the in Genesis, a son of Isaac, also known as Israel; the patriarch of the Israelites, The Qur’an; James, son of Alphaeus , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ; Thing , the fictional character in Marvel Comics and Jakob Maria Mierscheid , the fictitious politician, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of יעקב הצדיק יעקב הצדיק יעקב הצדיק Jewish bishop of Jerusalem figure in Early Christianity, IL (b. 100) link
יעקב משה עייאש IL (b. 1727) link
picture of יעקב אייכענבוים יעקב אייכענבוים יעקב אייכענבוים Galician-Jewish maskil, educator, poet and mathematician, UA (b. 1796) link
picture of יעקב שאול אלישר יעקב שאול אלישר יעקב שאול אלישר rabbi, IL (b. 1817) link
picture of יעקב מאיר יעקב מאיר יעקב מאיר chief rabbis of HaYeshuv, IL (b. 1856) link
יעקב שאלתיאל ניניו IL (b. 1800) link
picture of יעקב נחום אפשטיין יעקב נחום אפשטיין יעקב נחום אפשטיין Scholar of the Talmud, IL (b. 1878) link
picture of יעקב משה טולידאנו יעקב משה טולידאנו יעקב משה טולידאנו Israeli chief rabbi (1880-1960), IL (b. 1880) link
picture of יעקב כהן יעקב כהן יעקב כהן writer from Israel (1881-1960), IL (b. 1881) link
picture of יעקב בן דב יעקב בן דב יעקב בן דב Israeli photographer, IL (b. 1882) link
picture of יעקב משה חרל"פ יעקב משה חרל"פ יעקב משה חרל"פ Israeli rabbi, IL (b. 1882) link
picture of יעקב האפט יעקב האפט יעקב האפט Israeli writer (1884-1966), IL (b. 1884) link
picture of יעקב זרובבל יעקב זרובבל יעקב זרובבל Ukrainian activist, IL (b. 1886) link
picture of יעקב קליבנוב יעקב קליבנוב יעקב קליבנוב Israeli politician, IL (b. 1887) link
picture of יעקב אורי יעקב אורי יעקב אורי Israeli politician (1888-1970), IL (b. 1888) link

Characteristic surnames

חן, יצחק, לוין, דיין, עזרא, וקנין, חיון, אוחנה, אשכנזי, מזרחי, אליהו, אברהם, אמסלם, אטיאס, אזולאי, ביטון, שטרית, ישראל, סויסה, קליין, עובדיה, אוחיון, יפרח, פרידמן, יוסף, גולן, טל, כץ, מור, משה, ממן, בכר, שמש, פרץ, לוי, דוד, דהן, עמר, חזן, חדד, כהן, אדרי, מלכה, ברוך, בן דוד, שלום, ששון, גבאי, and אסולין