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Forename Jakob

In the world, Jakob (Jakob Germany Denmark Sweden United States Israel, Яков Russia Kazakhstan Ukraine Belarus Kyrgyzstan, יעקב Israel, among others...) is a widespread masculine first name. The given name Jakob is characteristic of Germany, where it is quite a common male name, Kazakhstan, and Greenland (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, this name is the most popular in Germany, Russia, and Kazakhstan. Much less frequently, Jakob is the last name as well as the forename.

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

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Jakob

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Jakob Sweden, Denmark, Germany, United States, Israel
Яков Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus
יעקב Israel
جاكوب Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Syria
Якоб Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus
Джейкоб Ukraine, Russia

First name Jakob in the context

Jakob 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; Jakob Maria Mierscheid , the fictitious politician; James, son of Alphaeus , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ and Thing , the fictional character in Marvel Comics, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of anund jakob anund jakob anund jakob King of Sweden, SE (b. 1008) link
picture of jakob erlandsen jakob erlandsen jakob erlandsen Danish archbishop, DE (b. 1250) link
jakob haas IT (b. 1200) link
picture of jakob von wart jakob von wart jakob von wart (b. 1250) link
picture of jakob ben ascher jakob ben ascher jakob ben ascher Influential Medieval rabbinic authority referred to as Baal ha-Turim., DE (b. 1269) link
picture of jakob van artevelde jakob van artevelde jakob van artevelde Flemish statesman and political leader (1290-1345), BE (b. 1290) link
jakob von ibelin (b. 1240) link
jakob rych CH (b. 1250) link
jakob tugehenn (b. 1250) link
jakob lange (b. 1250) link
jakob knoblauch German politician, DE (b. 1300) link
jakob von reinach [rinach] (b. 1299) link
picture of jakob i 'der goldene ritter' truchsess von waldburg zu trauchburg jakob i 'der goldene ritter' truchsess von waldburg zu trauchburg jakob i 'der goldene ritter' truchsess von waldburg zu trauchburg (b. 1350) link
jakob von bludau RU (b. 1300) link
jakob colyn German politician (1310-1370), DE (b. 1310) link