US Popularity:2223
Meaning:He who supplants; Held by the heel; Heel grabber
Yaakov means “he who supplants” and is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin and the original Hebrew form of the name Jacob. This name can be traced back to the biblical story of Jacob and Esau, who were twin brothers. Jacob was born holding onto Esau’s heel and later tricked him out of his birthright and blessing. It can also have meanings like “held by the heel” or “heel grabber” and can be connected with qualities like determination and resilience. Inspire your little Yaakov to overcome obstacles and challenges, making their journey through life all the more exciting.

Yaakov Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Yaakov is currently #2223 in U.S. births
Boy:Yaakov is currently #758 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 203
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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