US Popularity:52
Jacob is a boys name of Hebrew origin. Derived from Ya'akov, this baby name means “supplanter” in the Torah. 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
  • Jacob DeGrom
    Baseball Player
  • Jacob Grimm
  • Jacob Latimore
    R&B Singer
  • Jacob Sartorius
  • Jacob Tremblay

Jacob Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jacob is currently #553 on The Bump
Boy:Jacob is currently #322 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jacob is currently #52 in U.S. births
Boy:Jacob is currently #36 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 4
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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