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Yaakov

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Hebrew
"supplanting"

Yaakov Origin and Meaning

The name Yaakov is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "supplanting".
The original Hebrew form of Jacob, the Number 1 boy's name in the country, is still used in some religious families.
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Yaakov Popularity

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Lists containing Yaakov

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Famous People Named Yaakov

  • Yaakov PerlowAmerican Hasidic rabbi and rosh yeshiva
  • Yaakov HagoelIsraeli Zionist activist
  • Yaakov ShwekeyIsraeli musician
  • Yaakov AmidrorIsraeli military commander
  • Yaakov EdriIsraeli politician
  • Yaakov Gesundheitformer chief rabbi of Warsaw
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Yaakov in Pop Culture

  • Yaakov Klausmancharacter from movie "A Stranger Among Us"
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