Yakob

♂ Name Yakob – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Yakob

Yakob is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Yakob

Yakob as a form of Jakob is a Hebrew name and derived from Ya’aqov (יַעֲקֹב).

Meaning of Yakob

Yakob originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Yakob 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 Yakob

Alternate spelling of Yakob

Jackob Jacob Jakob

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Name Statistic: Yakob is ranked #502 overall ↓ -9

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 439 ↑ 4
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 518 ↑ 81
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1004 ↓ -95
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 697 ↓ -34
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 796 ↓ -32
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 416 ↓ -27
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 999 ↓ -22
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 397 ↓ -9
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 8637 ↓↓ -1415
  • 🇫🇷 France: 743 ↓ -9
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 564 ↑ 28
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1757 ↓ -11
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 10984 ↑↑ 230
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 907 ↓ -9
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 437 ↓ -18
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 703 ↑↑ 518
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2638 ↑↑ 410
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1857 ↑↑ 161
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 472 ↑ 22

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