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Forename Jacob

Around the world, Jacob (Jacob United States Nigeria India Tanzania Kenya, يعقوب Iran Sudan Iraq Egypt Jordan, Яков Russia Kazakhstan Ukraine Belarus Kyrgyzstan, among others...) is a widespread principally male, but scarcely feminine forename. The first name Jacob is habitual in the United States, where it is a common boy's name, Nigeria, where it is quite a common epicene name, and Guam, where it is quite a common boy's name (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 Russia. Also, Jacob is the last name as well as the forename.

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

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Jacob

name Chaime, name Coppin, name Jacobus, name Jakob, name Jackoby, name Iakov, name Iakow, name Jacób, name Diago, name Jakiw, name Jacb, name Džeimss, name Jacobsen, name Джейкоб, name Jacobsson, name Jakobsohn, name Jacobson, name Jakez, name Jakobsen, name Fritaa, name Jacobo, name Diego, name Jacôb, name Jago, name Iacob, name Jakobson, name Jaakob, name Jake, name Jaakko, name Jacques, name Hakob, name Jacob, name Iacobus, name Жакоб, name Jacó, name Jacobsohn, name Jaime, name Jacopo, name Dydak, name Jack, name Jakobs, name Jakobsson, name يعقوب, name Giacomo, name Jacobs, name Iago, name Iacopo, name Jakau, name Jakiv, name Яков, name Jakov, name Jaaku, name Jaco, name יעקב, name Jakobus, name Jakab, name Якоб, name Jacco, name جاكوب
Jacob United States, Nigeria, India, Tanzania, Kenya
يعقوب Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Sudan
Яков Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Kazakhstan
יעקב Israel
جاكوب Syria, Palestinian Territory, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan
Якоб Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria
Джейкоб Ukraine, Russia
Iacobus Italy, Romania
Жакоб Ukraine

First name Jacob in the context

Jacob is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Jacob , the in Genesis, a son of Isaac, also known as Israel; the patriarch of the Israelites, The Qur’an; St. James the Elder, Apostle , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, Gospel of Mark; James, son of Alphaeus , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ; Jacob Frye , the fictional character in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Jacob Black , the character from Twilight, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

jacob of nisibis Syrian saint, TR (b. 300) link
jacob b. idi (b. 300) link
jacob the notary christian martyr in Persia (b. 410) link
jacob ben nissim philosopher and rabbi from Ifriqiya, TN (b. 950) link
jacob ben meir renowned Ashkenazi Jewish rabbi, leading French Tosafist, leading halakhic authority, FR (b. 1100) link
jacob of london British rabbi (b. 1101) link
jacob ben gershom ha-gozer (b. 1100) link
jacob ben eleazar Hebrew Spanish poet (12th–13th centuries), ES (b. 1170) link
jacob ben reuben Spanish rabbi, ES (b. 1200) link
jacob bar-salibi Syriac Orthodox bishops (-1171), TR (b. 1200) link
jacob nielsen, count of halland Count of Northern Halland (b. 1201) link
jacob d'ancona Italian explorer (b. 1221) link
jacob van wassenaer (1232-1272) (b. 1232) link
jacob ben makhir ibn tibbon French astronomer, FR (b. 1236) link
jacob xii van der woude heer van warmond (1245-1302) (b. 1245) link