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Gender: Male Origin of Jakob: Spelling variation of Jacob Jakob's Popularity in 2017: #643

The name Jakob is a boy's name . Jakob is ranked #643 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like International Variations of Jacob and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover 10 times".

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After cracking the Top 200 in the early 2000s, fueled by Jacob's rise, this name has been losing steam in recent years.

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Famous People Named Jakob

Jakob Luke Dylan, American singer; son of singer Bob Dylan
Jakob Hlasek, Swiss pro tennis player
Jakob Boehme, German Christian mystic and theologian
Jakob Diemer Fuglsang, Danish cyclist
Jakob Johan Sigfrid Friis, Norwegian politician
Jakob Johann von Uexkull, German biologist
Jakob Sveistrup, Danish singer
Jakob Andreae, German Lutheran theologian
Jakob Silfverberg, ice hockey player (first syllable pronounced as Jack instead of Jake)
Jakob Danger Armstrong, son of American singer Billie Joe Armstrong
Jakob Zebedee Leaf, son of English actors Tamsin Greig and Richard Leaf

Pop Culture References for the name Jakob

"Jakob the Liar," 1999 film starring Robin Williams
Jakob Selander, character from "The Dung-Beetle Flies at Dusk," by Maria Gripe
Jakob-Andreas Ullstadius, character from "The Dung-Beetle Flies at Dusk," by Maria Gripe
Jakob, character from the video game "Fire Emblem Fates"