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Forename Yakov

Globally, Yakov (Яков Russia Kazakhstan Ukraine Belarus Bulgaria, יעקב Israel, Yakov Israel United States Bulgaria Russia Uzbekistan, and others...) is a common male given name. The forename Yakov is characteristic of Kazakhstan, where it is quite a common boy's name, Russia, and Ukraine, where it is quite a rare male name. Much less frequently, Yakov is the last name as well as the forename.

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

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Yakov

name Jacobus, name Jakob, name Ya'Aqov, name Iakov, name Iakow, name Santjago, name Jakiw, name Jokūbas, name Jacb, name Džeimss, name Jákob, name Якаў, name Jakez, name Jacobo, name Jiminy, name Diego, name Iacob, name Jaakko, name Jacques, name Jakubs, name Ya'Acov, name Jacob, name Jamie, name Seamus, name Thiago, name Jacó, name Jaime, name Jacopo, name Jakúb, name Yaakov, name Séamus, name Giacomo, name Jockel, name Yaaqov, name Yakov, name Santiago, name Jim, name Iacopo, name Jakiv, name Jakau, name Jakub, name Jaume, name Яков, name Jakov, name James, name Jaco, name Jämes, name Jakow, name Jakób, name Yaacov, name יעקב, name Iacobus, name Jakab, name Jacco
Яков Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria
יעקב Israel
Yakov Uzbekistan, Israel, Russia, United States, Bulgaria
Якаў Belarus

First name Yakov in the context

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

Notable namesakes

picture of yakov shakhovskoy yakov shakhovskoy yakov shakhovskoy Russian noble (b. 1705) link
yakov golitsyn (born 1659) (b. 1659) link
yakov lobanov-rostovsky politician (1660-1732) (b. 1660) link
yakov alekseyevich golitsyn (b. 1697) link
yakov sibirsky (b. 1709) link
picture of yakov dmitrievich lanskoy yakov dmitrievich lanskoy yakov dmitrievich lanskoy (b. 1760) link
picture of yakov ivanovich dedyulin yakov ivanovich dedyulin yakov ivanovich dedyulin russian general (1772-1832) (b. 1772) link
picture of yakov vasilievich petrulin yakov vasilievich petrulin yakov vasilievich petrulin russian colonel (b. 1782) link
picture of yakov cheremisinov yakov cheremisinov yakov cheremisinov Russian military officer (b. 1783) link
yakov tatishchev (b. 1729) link
picture of yakov fyodorovich skaryatin yakov fyodorovich skaryatin yakov fyodorovich skaryatin (b. 1780) link
yakov zemelgak Russian sculptor (1751-1812) (b. 1751) link
picture of yakov yanenko yakov yanenko yakov yanenko (b. 1800) link
yakov sheremetev (1761-1823) (b. 1761) link
yakov khanykov (b. 1759) link