Form of: Jacob
Considering Yakov as a Baby Name?
The first thing you should know if you are considering Yakov for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Yakov is a boy name.
The name Yakov is of Slavic origin, 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 Yakov 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.
Yakov Name Meaning
The meaning of Yakov is “Supplanter”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Yakov and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Yakov and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Yakov is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
Name Yakov Categories
The name Yakov 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 Yakov. 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 Yakov, spread the love and share this with your friends.
Popularity of the Name Yakov
Below you will find the popularity of the baby name Yakov displayed annually, from 1880 to the present day in our name popularity chart. Hover over or click on the dots that represent a year to see how many babies were given the name for that year, for both genders, if available.
Yakov Boy Name Popularity Chart
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