Across the world, Iacob (يعقوب , Jakob , Iacob ) is a widespread masculine first name. The forename Iacob is characteristic of Germany, where it is quite a common male name, Sudan, and Slovenia (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, it most frequently occurs in Germany, Sudan, and Iraq. Likewise, Iacob is the last name as well as the forename.
Iacob is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|يعقوب||Egypt, Iraq, Sudan, Iran, Jordan|
|Jakob||Sweden, Denmark, Romania, Germany, United States|
|Iacob||Austria, Romania, Germany, United States, Switzerland|
Jacb, Jacob, Jacó, Jaime, Jakab, Jakov, Jakow, Jakub, Jakób, Jokūbas, Jákob, Jēkabs, Ya'Acov, Ya'Aqov, Yaacov, Yaakov, Yaaqov, Yacob, Yakov, Ιάκωβος, Джейкоб, Иаков, Иацоб, Йацоб, Хайме, Яаков, Якаб, Якав, Якоб, Яков, Якуб, Якъуб, Яків, Яцоб, Яша, Іаков, ג'ייקוב, יענקלה, יעקב, עקב, קובי, جاكوب, ياكوب, یعقوب, იაკობი, იაკოვი, ジェイミー, 海梅, 雅各, and 雅各伯
Iacob is also a popular name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Jakob Maria Mierscheid , the fictitious politician; Jacob , the fictional character of the TV series Lost; Jakob Nyman , character in Sex Education; Jakob Klawitter , character in Conni und der Osterhase and Jakob Hakansson , the character in BBC Radio 4 drama The Archers, and in many other works.