Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:35
Meaning:supplanter
Jacob is a baby boy name of Hebrew origin. Derived from the Latin name Jacobus, this baby name is commonly recognized as the “supplanter” in the Hebrew Bible. In today’s society, Jacob carries additional favor and if you’re a Twilight fan, you may associate this family name with love, honor, and maybe even some werewolves. Nonetheless, the name Jacob has made its way into literature, films, and fans’ hearts. The name Jacob has also journeyed across the globe as a beloved first name and surname in countries like South Africa, Nigeria, and the United States. With a name like Jacob, baby can be inspired to create their own path in life.

Famous People Named Jacob

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jacob Bertrand
    Actor
  • Jacob DeGrom
    Baseball Player
  • Jacob Grimm
    Author
  • Jacob Latimore
    R&B Singer
  • Jacob Sartorius
    Singer
  • Jacob Tremblay
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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