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