Meaning:He who supplants; Holder of the heel
Yacov is a masculine name of Hebrew origin. A variant spelling of Yaakov or Yaʿaqov, it acts as the base name for Jacob and translates to “he who supplants” or “holder of the heel.” If you want to give baby a name with a biblical connections, this may remind you of the story of Jacob, who was born holding the heel of his twin brother Esau. For a name that helps you connect your little one to your faith, Yacov is sure to do the job.
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