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Jacob Meaning and Origin

Jacob is Hebrew given name meaning that supplants, undermines; the heel.

Jacob is a name that's been used by parents who are considering boy baby names.

Jacob is currently #24 on the baby names popularity charts in the U.S. in 2021.

Famous people named Jacob are Jacob Doyle, Jacob, Jacob Margido Esp.

Jacob is a 5 letters name with 2 syllables.

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Jacob name meaning

that supplants, undermines; the heel

Jacob name origin

Hebrew

Name facts

5 letter name and 2 syllables

Name variations

Popularity

Jacob is ranked #24 most popular baby boy name in 2021

Gender chart

In 2021, 100% of babies named Jacob were boys

Name popularity in the US

This graph illustrates how many babies were named Jacob in the US

Name popularity in Canada

This graph illustrates how many babies were named Jacob in Canada

Celebrities named Jacob

Jacob Doyle (Baseball)
Jacob (Biblical)
Jacob Margido Esp (Movies)
Jacob (Biblical)
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Jacob Clemens non Papa ()
Jacob Druckman ()
Jacob van Eyck ()
Jacob Gade ()
Jacob Obrecht ()
Jacob Praetorius ()
Jacob Regnart ()
Jacob Senleches ()
Jacob ter Veldhuis ()
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Jacob - FAQ

What is the meaning of the name Jacob?
The meaning of the name Jacob is that supplants, undermines; the heel.
What is the origin of the name Jacob?
The origin of the name Jacob is Hebrew .
Is Jacob a girl or boy name?
The name Jacob is a masculine name. According to our statistics, 99.90% of babies called Jacob were boys, 0.10% of babies called Jacob were girls.
What is the popularity of the name Jacob?
According to statistics, Jacob is ranked 24th most popular boy name in the US, in 2021.
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