Name Jakov

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jakov

Jakov is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jakov

Jakov is a Slavic form of the name Jacob, which is of Hebrew origin.

Meaning of Jakov

Jakov originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Jakov means “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because he was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

Pronunciation of Jakov

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Name Statistic: Jakov is ranked #7565 overall ↑↑ 201

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1469 ↑↑ 1135
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 3061 ↑↑ 537
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3523 ↓↓ -821
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4005 ↑↑ 7946
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4207 ↑↑ 2351
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 4588 ↑↑ 2930
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5298 ↓ -61
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5985 ↓↓ -2536
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6014 ↑ 99
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6371 ↑↑ 5000
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6690 ↓↓ -1807
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 7749 ↓↓ -329
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 9353 ↓↓ -189
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9926 ↑↑ 714
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 11819 ↑↑ 1982
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 11859 ↓↓ -2452
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 13447 ↓↓ -1998
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 14085 ↓↓ -426
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 14255 ↓↓ -403
Name Jakov

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