In the world, Jakob (Jakob , Яков , יעקב , 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.
Jakob is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|Jakob||Sweden, Denmark, Germany, United States, Israel|
|Яков||Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus|
|جاكوب||Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Syria|
|Якоб||Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus|
Chaime, Copen, Diego, Džeimss, Fritaa, Giacomo, Iacob, Iacobus, Iacopo, Iakoba, Jaakko, Jaakob, Jacb, Jacco, Jackoby, Jaco, Jacob, Jacobo, Jacobs, Jacobson, Jacobsson, Jacobus, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jacques, Jacó, Jaime, Jakab, Jakez, Jakobi, Jakobs, Jakobsen, Jakobson, Jakobsson, Jakoby, Jakov, Jakow, Jakub, Jakubs, Jakue, Jakòb, Jakób, Jakúb, James, Jaume, Jim, Jiminy, Jockel, Jokūbas, Jupp,
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.
|anund jakob King of Sweden, SE (b. 1008)|
|jakob erlandsen Danish archbishop, DE (b. 1250)|
|jakob haas IT (b. 1200)|
|jakob von wart (b. 1250)|
|jakob ben ascher Influential Medieval rabbinic authority referred to as Baal ha-Turim., DE (b. 1269)|
|jakob van artevelde Flemish statesman and political leader (1290-1345), BE (b. 1290)|
|jakob von ibelin (b. 1240)|
|jakob rych CH (b. 1250)|
|jakob tugehenn (b. 1250)|
|jakob lange (b. 1250)|
|jakob knoblauch German politician, DE (b. 1300)|
|jakob von reinach [rinach] (b. 1299)|
|jakob i 'der goldene ritter' truchsess von waldburg zu trauchburg (b. 1350)|
|jakob von bludau RU (b. 1300)|
|jakob colyn German politician (1310-1370), DE (b. 1310)|