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Forename Jacob

Around the globe, Jacob (Jacob United States Nigeria South Africa Kenya, يعقوب Iran Sudan Yemen Jordan, Яков Russia Kazakhstan Ukraine Belarus, along with others...) is a very common masculine forename. Forename Jacob is characteristic to Denmark, where it is a common male name, Liberia, and South Africa (explore name in all countries). Measured by an absolute frequency it is the most numerous in the United States, Nigeria, and Iran. Likewise, Jacob is the last name as well as a forename.

Jacob is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Jacob

name Jacobs, name Jacobsson, name Jaime, name Jackoby, name Iacob, name Jakobsohn, name Jakab, name Jacób, name Jakobson, name Jakau, name Hakob, name Jacob, name Jacobsohn, name Jacco, name Jakez, name Iakow, name Diago, name Jakiv, name يعقوب, name Jacobus, name Jaaku, name Jacopo, name Jake, name Jakobsson, name Jakobs, name Chaime, name Jaakko, name Iacopo, name Iago, name Džeimss, name Dydak, name Jacques, name Jacó, name Fritaa, name Джейкоб, name Якоб, name Жакоб, name Iacobus, name Jakiw, name Diego, name Giacomo, name Jaakob, name Jago, name Jakov, name جاكوب, name יעקב, name Jack, name Jakobsen, name Coppin, name Яков, name Iakov, name Jacobsen, name Jacobson, name Jacôb, name Jakobus, name Jacobo, name Jaco, name Jacb, name Jakob
VARIANTCOUNTRY
Jacob United States, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa
يعقوب Yemen, Jordan, Sudan, Iran
Яков Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia
Якоб Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Russia, Armenia, Ukraine
جاكوب Algeria, Sudan, Yemen, Iraq, Egypt
Джейкоб Ukraine, Lithuania, Russia
יעקב Israel
Iacobus United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany
Жакоб Ukraine, Russia

First name Jacob in the context

Jacob is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Jacob , the in Genesis, a son of Isaac, also known as Israel; the patriarch of the Israelites, The Qur’an; St. James the Elder, Apostle , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, Gospel of Matthew; Jacob Frye , the fictional character in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Syndicate; James, son of Alphaeus , the one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ and Jacob Marley , the fictional character in Dickens' A Christmas Carol, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

Jacob b. Idi (b. 300) link
Pope Jacob of Alexandria Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Egypt (b. 750) link
Jacob ben Nissim Tunisian philosopher and rabbi, Tunisia (b. 950) link
Jacob Bar-Salibi Syriac Orthodox bishops (b. 1100) link
Jacob of London British rabbi (b. 1101) link
Jacob ben Gershom ha-Gozer (b. 1100) link
Rabbeinu Tam renowned Ashkenazi Jewish rabbi, leading French Tosafist, leading halakhic authority, France (b. 1100) link
James of Avesnes French nobleman, France (b. 1152) link
picture of Jacob van Maerlant Jacob van Maerlant Jacob van Maerlant 13th-century Flemish poet (b. 1235) link
Jacob Anatoli Translator of Arabic texts to Hebrew, France (b. 1194) link
Jacob ben Reuben Spanish rabbi, España (b. 1200) link
Jacob Svetoslav emperor, Bulgaria (b. 1201) link
Jacob Nielsen, Count of Halland Count of Northern Halland, Denmark (b. 1201) link
picture of Jacob ben Asher Jacob ben Asher Jacob ben Asher Influential Medieval rabbinic authority referred to as Baal ha-Turim., Holy Roman Empire (b. 1269) link
Jacob of Ancona Italian explorer, Italia (b. 1220) link
picture of Jakob Erlandsen Jakob Erlandsen Jakob Erlandsen Danish archbishop, Denmark (b. 1250) link
Jacob ben Machir ibn Tibbon French astronomer, France (b. 1236) link
Jacopo de Sant'Andrea (b. 1200) link
picture of Jacob van Artevelde Jacob van Artevelde Jacob van Artevelde Flemish statesman and political leader, County of Flanders (b. 1290) link
Jacob van Wassenaer (b. 1232) link
Jacob Peyt politician (b. 1250) link
Jacob XII van der Woude Heer van Warmond (b. 1245) link
Jacob III Heer van Lichtenberg (b. 1248) link
Jacob Senleches Franco-Flemish composer and harpist, France (b. 1301) link
Jacob of Thessaloniki Byzantine Empire (b. 1300) link
picture of Jacob I. of Waldburg Jacob I. of Waldburg Jacob I. of Waldburg (b. 1350) link
Jacob Nielsen Kyrning (b. 1300) link
Jacob van de Binkhorst County of Holland (b. 1306) link
James of Aragon eldest child of King James II of Aragon (b. 1296) link
picture of Jakob Gertsen Ulfstand Jakob Gertsen Ulfstand Jakob Gertsen Ulfstand (b. 1350) link
picture of Jacob Gaasbeek Jacob Gaasbeek Jacob Gaasbeek governor of Holland (b. 1390) link
Jacob Stadnicki (b. 1331) link
picture of Jacob from Sienno Jacob from Sienno Jacob from Sienno bishop, 🇵🇱 (b. 1413) link
Jacob of Mies Czech religion writer and theologist (b. 1372) link
Jacobus de Clusa German theologian (b. 1380) link
Jacob Herr und Graf von Stubenberg (b. 1374) link
Jacob van Gerines (b. 1375) link
Jacob Stromer (b. 1383) link
Jacob ben David ben Yom Tov Medieval Spanish astronomer (b. 1400) link
Jacob Acker German painter, Germany (b. 1400) link
Jacob van der Beurze politician (b. 1400) link
Jacob Holk politician (b. 1400) link
Jacob Weil German rabbi (b. 1400) link
Jacob Bellaert Dutch publisher (b. 1401) link
Yaakov ben Moshe Levi Moelin German rabbi (b. 1375) link
picture of Jacob Obrecht Jacob Obrecht Jacob Obrecht Flemish composer, Belgium (b. 1457) link
Jacques Coene Dutch painter, Netherlands (b. 1380) link
picture of Jacob Janszen Jacob Janszen Jacob Janszen Burgundian Netherlands (b. 1450) link
Jacob van Borselen (b. 1400) link
Jacob van Brugge Flemish merchant and colonizer, Duchy of Burgundy (b. 1418) link
picture of Jacob Ziegler Jacob Ziegler Jacob Ziegler German academic, Germany (b. 1470) link
picture of Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen Dutch painter and designer of woodcuts, Dutch Republic (b. 1472) link
Jacob Holl (b. 1413) link
picture of Jacob Berab Jacob Berab Jacob Berab Rabbi and kabbalist., Ottoman Empire (b. 1474) link
picture of Jacob van Utrecht Jacob van Utrecht Jacob van Utrecht painter (b. 1480) link
Jacob de Voocht Dutch politician, Kingdom of the Netherlands (b. 1430) link
Jacob Donche politician (b. 1432) link
picture of Jacob the Dacian Jacob the Dacian Jacob the Dacian Danish missionary, Denmark (b. 1484) link
Jacob I Graaf van Horne Heer van Bocholt (b. 1426) link
picture of Jakob Fugger Jakob Fugger Jakob Fugger German merchant, Holy Roman Empire (b. 1459) link
Jacob Godebrye composer, Belgium (b. 1440) link
Jacob Margolioth of Nuremberg (b. 1430) link
Jacob Lubbe (b. 1430) link
picture of Jakob Köbel Jakob Köbel Jakob Köbel German publisher, Germany (b. 1462) link
Jacob ibn Habib Spanish rabbi, Crown of Castile (b. 1445) link
picture of Jacob Binck Jacob Binck Jacob Binck German Renaissance painter and architect, Germany (b. 1495) link
Jacob van Croÿ (b. 1436) link
picture of Jacob Hutter Jacob Hutter Jacob Hutter Tyrolean Anabaptist leader and founder of the Hutterites (b. 1500) link
Jacob Veter Austrian poet, Austria (b. 1450) link
Jacob III of Fleckenstein - 2 Dec 1526 (b. 1450) link
Jacob Hegge German theologian, Germany (b. 1450) link
picture of Jacob Milich Jacob Milich Jacob Milich German astronomer and mathematician, Germany (b. 1501) link
picture of Jacob Micyllus Jacob Micyllus Jacob Micyllus German humanist, Germany (b. 1503) link
picture of Jacob van Deventer Jacob van Deventer Jacob van Deventer Dutch cartographer, Netherlands (b. 1505) link
picture of Jacob Cappelbeck Jacob Cappelbeck Jacob Cappelbeck German jurist, Germany (b. 1506) link
Jacob Thanner (b. 1448) link
Jacob Pollak Polish rabbi, 🇵🇱 (b. 1460) link
Jacob Alexwangen (b. 1450) link
Jacob van Hoogstraten Flemish Dominican theologian and controversialist (b. 1460) link
Jacob Krum CH (b. 1450) link
Jacob Horstmann (b. 1450) link
Jacob II Graaf van Horne Heer van Bocholt (b. 1450) link
Jacobus Bedrotus (b. 1450) link
Jacob van Laethem Flemish painter (b. 1460) link
Jacob Rebuffi France (b. 1450) link
Jacob Eber (b. 1450) link
Jacob von Albaum (b. 1450) link
picture of Jacob Bording Jacob Bording Jacob Bording German university teacher, Germany (b. 1511) link
picture of Jacob van Ligne Jacob van Ligne Jacob van Ligne Southern Netherlands (b. 1503) link
Jacob van der Zype politician, Belgium (b. 1465) link
Jacob Canter priest and writer from Groningen, Netherlands (b. 1469) link
Jacob I van Bronckhorst-Batenburg (b. 1460) link
Jacob ben Hayyim ibn Adonijah Spanish jewish editor, España (b. 1470) link
Jacob Schienen 1470-1530 (b. 1470) link
picture of Jacob Heerbrand Jacob Heerbrand Jacob Heerbrand German theologian, Germany (b. 1521) link
Jacob Faber Dutch scholar, pupil of Hegius, master at St. Lebuin's school, Deventer correspondence with Erasmus and Jacobus Faber Stapulensis (b. 1473) link
picture of Jacob Bathen Jacob Bathen Jacob Bathen Flemish printer and publisher, Southern Netherlands (b. 1525) link
Jacob Batt (b. 1465) link
Jacob Welser (b. 1468) link
Jacob Ziegler 1480-1549 (b. 1480) link