Gender: Male Pronunciation: yahp Origin of Jaap: Dutch variation of Jacob and James

Jaap Origin and Meaning

The name Jaap is a boy's name of Dutch origin.

Jaap is a common if not exactly fashionable first name for boys' in The Netherlands. For more on Dutch names and their pronunciation, check out this specialty website:

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beachbear Says:


Eyyy dere's a gud jaap!

CookiesAndPurple Says:


Probably not.