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All about the name Jacob

Hebrew Origin

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The meaning of the name Jacob is Supplanter. The origin of the name Jacob is Hebrew. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

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. A fictional Jacob includes Jacob on the television series Lost.

Variations: Jakob
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Jacob Stats
Jacob is on 13,528 BN name lists
Jacob is currently #66 on the BN charts
Jacob is currently #10 in U.S. births
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Songs about Jacob

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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