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

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