Gender: Male Meaning of Yaakov: "supplanting" Origin of Yaakov: Hebrew

The name Yaakov is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "supplanting". Yaakov and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

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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Pop Culture References for the name Yaakov

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Yaakov's International Variations

Yankel (Yiddish)


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