What does the name Iakov mean?The different meanings of the name Iakov are:
- Hebrew meaning: Supplanter; held by the heel
- Latin meaning: Supplanter; held by the heel
The first thing you should know if you are considering Iakov for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Iakov is a boy name.
The name Iakov is of Hebrew, Latin origins, which means it has more than one root, and is used mostly in Russian speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world.
If you consider naming your baby Iakov we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
The meaning of Iakov has more than one different etymologies. It has same or different meanings in other countries and languages. The different meanings of the name Iakov are:
The name Iakov is in the Russian Names category. (If you would like to suggest one or more categories for the name, click here). We have plenty of different baby name categories to search for special meanings plus popular and unique names, search our database before choosing but also note that baby name categories designed to help you and not to be an influential factor when choosing a name. Instead, we recommend that you pay a greater attention to the origin and meaning of the name Iakov. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Iakov, spread the love and share this with your friends.
This name is not popular in the US, according to Social Security Administration, as there are no popularity data for the name. This doesn't mean that the name Iakov is not popular in other countries all over the world. The name might be popular in other countries, in different languages, or even in a different alphabet, as we use the characters from the Latin alphabet to display the data. A derivative of the name might also be popular in US. Try searching for a variation of the name Iakov to find popularity data and rankings.
Note: If a name has less than 5 occurrences in a year, the SSA excludes it from the provided popularity data to protect privacy.