Jacob

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #3 in 2013 and #4 in 2014.

Famous People

Jacob Latimore (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jacob Artist (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jacob deGrom (Baseball Player), Jacob Pitts (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jacob Smith (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jacob Vargas (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jacob Young (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jacob Zachar (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Late Latin Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος ‎(Iákōbos), from Hebrew יעקב ‎(ya'aqóbh; Modern: Yaakov, “Jacob”, literally “heel-grabber”), from עקב ‎(‘aqev, “heel of the foot”). Cognate with James.

Meaning(s):

-A breed of multihorned sheep.

-One of the sons of Isaac and Rebecca, and twin brother of Esau; father of the Israelites.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-).

In Spanish

Meaning(s):

-Jacob (biblical figure)

In French

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name), equivalent to English Jacob and James.

In Dutch

Meaning(s):

-( male name), equivalent to English Jacob and James.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a spelling variant of Jakob.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), equivalent to English Jacob and James.

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a spelling variant of Jakob.