Meaning:he who supplants
Jacob heralded the return of biblical names to the forefront. It was a juggernaut for 14 years as the most popular boys' name in the country from 1999 to 2012, according to the Social Security Administration. A beloved werewolf character in Twilight helped catapult the name as well. Parents love the name Jacob, and it’s easy to see why. It not only comes with an easy and appealing nickname, Jake, but is steeped in tradition as well.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Jacob BertrandActor
- Jacob DeGromBaseball Player
- Jacob GrimmAuthor
- Jacob LatimoreR&B Singer
- Jacob SartoriusSinger
- Jacob TremblayActor
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Source: Social Security Administration
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