Name Yakob Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Yakob


Yakob is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Yakob

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

What is the meaning of the name 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

Variants of the name Yakob

Jackob Jacob Jakob

Popularity of the name Yakob

The name Yakob is ranked #560 overall.

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