Jacob

Gender: Male
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Supplanter
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The name Jacob means Supplanter and is of Hebrew origin. Jacob is a name that's been used by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

Common nicknames for the name Jacob include Jake, Coby, and Yaki. Famous Jacobs include Jacob (then Israel) in the Bible’s Book of Genesis. Jacob is also a prophet from the The Book of Mormon from the Church of Latter Day Saints. Jacob of Alexandria was the patriarch from in the early 1860s. Jacob Hubner was a German entomologist and Jacob Miller was a Jamaican reggae singer. Jacob is a character on the television series Lost.

Variations of the name Jacob: Jakob
People who like the name Jacob also like:
Ethan, Caleb, Joshua, Benjamin, Lucas, Nathan, Matthew
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Jacob Stats
Jacob is on 13,537 members' favorite name lists
Jacob is currently #66 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Jacob is currently #13 in U.S. births
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Jacob Dumb - Munly & the Lee Lewis Harlots
Jacob Marley's Chain - Aimee Mann
Jacob's Ladder - Huey Lewis And The News
Jacob's Ladder - Patrick Wolf
Jacob's Ladder - Rush
Wake Up Jacob - Harry Belafonte