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Forename Yakov

In the world, Yakov (Яков Russia Kazakhstan Ukraine Belarus Kyrgyzstan, Yakov United States Uzbekistan Bulgaria Canada Israel, יעקב Israel, along with others...) is a common male first name. Given name Yakov is characteristic to Kazakhstan, where it is quite a common masculine name, Belarus, and Russia. In absolute terms this name is the most popular in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine. Also, Yakov is the last name as well as a forename.

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

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Yakov

name Jaime, name Yakov, name Iacob, name Seamus, name Jakow, name ياكوف, name Jakubs, name Jakab, name Jaume, name Jämes, name Jacob, name Jakau, name Jamie, name Yaaqov, name Jokūbas, name Jacco, name Jakez, name Jakub, name Iakow, name Jakiv, name Jockel, name Jákob, name Jacobus, name Jakób, name Ya'Aqov, name Jacopo, name Santjago, name Jaakko, name Iacopo, name Jacó, name Džeimss, name Jacques, name Iacobus, name Jakiw, name Diego, name Giacomo, name יעקב, name Jakov, name Jakúb, name Yaacov, name Jim, name Яков, name Iakov, name Ya'Acov, name Thiago, name Yaakov, name Jiminy, name Якаў, name Jacobo, name Séamus, name James, name Jaco, name Jacb, name Jakob, name Santiago
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Яков Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine
Yakov United States, Canada, Israel, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria
יעקב Israel
Якаў Belarus
ياكوف Yemen

First name Yakov in the context

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

Notable namesakes

Jacopo de Sant'Andrea (b. 1200) link
James of Aragon eldest child of King James II of Aragon (b. 1296) link
Jacob van de Binkhorst County of Holland (b. 1306) link
Yaakov ben Moshe Levi Moelin German rabbi (b. 1375) link
Jacob van der Beurze politician (b. 1400) link
Jacob Holk politician (b. 1400) link
Jacob Lubbe (b. 1430) link
Jacobus Bedrotus (b. 1450) link
Jacob von Albaum (b. 1450) link
Jacob van der Zype politician, Belgium (b. 1465) link
picture of Jacopo da Trezzo Jacopo da Trezzo Jacopo da Trezzo Medallist from Italy (b. 1515) link
picture of Yakov Bukhvostov Yakov Bukhvostov Yakov Bukhvostov Russian architect (b. 1601) link
Jakob Griebe politician (b. 1541) link
Giacomo Lauro Italian painter, Republic of Venice (b. 1550) link
Jacob van Quesnoy (b. 1540) link
Jacob Boelens (b. 1554) link
Jacob Reiner (b. 1560) link
Jacob Alstein german doctor and alchemist (b. 1570) link
Jacob Schickhart der Ältere (b. 1565) link
picture of Philipp Jacob Sachs von Lewenhaimb Philipp Jacob Sachs von Lewenhaimb Philipp Jacob Sachs von Lewenhaimb German physician (b. 1627) link
picture of Jacob Sillem Jacob Sillem Jacob Sillem (b. 1620) link
picture of Jacob Verheije Jacob Verheije Jacob Verheije politician (b. 1640) link
picture of Jacobus Koelman Jacobus Koelman Jacobus Koelman (b. 1632) link
picture of Jacobus Harrewijn Jacobus Harrewijn Jacobus Harrewijn engraver (b. 1660) link
Jacob F. Hinlopen politician (b. 1618) link
picture of Yakov Petrovitch Shakhovskoy Yakov Petrovitch Shakhovskoy Yakov Petrovitch Shakhovskoy Russian noble (b. 1705) link
Jacob Antoon de Witte politician, Belgium (b. 1629) link
Yakov Lobanov-Rostovsky politician (b. 1660) link
Jacob Abendana Hakham of London, Netherlands (b. 1630) link
Jakob Johann von Taube (b. 1624) link
Giacomo Spinelli Italian presbyter, writer and economist (b. 1637) link
Sir Jacob Astley, 1st Baronet English politician (b. 1639) link
Jacob Pranck (b. 1650) link
picture of Yakov Knyazhnin Yakov Knyazhnin Yakov Knyazhnin Russian playwright, Russian Empire (b. 1740) link
Yaakov Reischer Austrian rabbi, Bohemia (b. 1661) link
Yakov Peyachevich (b. 1681) link
picture of Yakov Bulgakov Yakov Bulgakov Yakov Bulgakov Russian diplomat, Russian Empire (b. 1743) link
Jacob Lupperger (b. 1657) link
picture of Nicolai Jacob Jessen Nicolai Jacob Jessen Nicolai Jacob Jessen Danish civil servant, official and manufacturer, Denmark (b. 1718) link
Yakov Permyakov Russian explorer, Tsardom of Russia (b. 1700) link
Jacob Jan Hamel Bruynincx (b. 1661) link
Jacob Günterhack (b. 1666) link
picture of Jacob Gerard Staringh Jacob Gerard Staringh Jacob Gerard Staringh (b. 1717) link
picture of Yakov Lobanov-Rostovsky Yakov Lobanov-Rostovsky Yakov Lobanov-Rostovsky Russian noble, Russian Empire (b. 1760) link
Jacob Karsseboom Dutch Republic (b. 1673) link
picture of Yakov Kulnev Yakov Kulnev Yakov Kulnev Russian general, Russian Empire (b. 1763) link
Jakob John (b. 1674) link
Jacob de Bie (b. 1681) link
picture of Yakov Ivanovich Dedyulin Yakov Ivanovich Dedyulin Yakov Ivanovich Dedyulin russian general (b. 1772) link
picture of Jacob Frederik Gobius Jacob Frederik Gobius Jacob Frederik Gobius politician (b. 1749) link
picture of Yakov Kolokolnikov-Voronin Yakov Kolokolnikov-Voronin Yakov Kolokolnikov-Voronin Russian portraitist, Russian Empire (b. 1782) link
picture of Yakov Vasilievich Petrulin Yakov Vasilievich Petrulin Yakov Vasilievich Petrulin russian colonel (b. 1782) link
picture of Yakov Galinkovsky Yakov Galinkovsky Yakov Galinkovsky Russian Empire (b. 1777) link
picture of Yakov Fyodorovich Skaryatin Yakov Fyodorovich Skaryatin Yakov Fyodorovich Skaryatin (b. 1780) link
picture of Yakov Bryanskiy Yakov Bryanskiy Yakov Bryanskiy Russian actor, Russian Empire (b. 1791) link
Jacob Kumsius politician (b. 1718) link
Jacob Kolditz Czech violin maker (b. 1718) link
Yakov Zemelgak Russian sculptor, Russian Empire (b. 1751) link
Andries-Jacob Berger (b. 1712) link
Samuel Anton Jacob Bach Germany (b. 1713) link
picture of Yakov Rostovtsev Yakov Rostovtsev Yakov Rostovtsev Russian noble, Russian Empire (b. 1804) link
Jacob Heinrich von Lilienfeldt (b. 1716) link
picture of Jacob van Waning Jacob van Waning Jacob van Waning politician (b. 1779) link
Jacob van Leeuwen politician, Dutch Republic (b. 1730) link
picture of Yakov Yanenko Yakov Yanenko Yakov Yanenko Russian Empire (b. 1800) link
picture of Yakov Grot Yakov Grot Yakov Grot Russian philologist, Russian Empire (b. 1812) link
Jacob Alopaeus (b. 1722) link
picture of Yakov Polonsky Yakov Polonsky Yakov Polonsky Russian writer, Russian Empire (b. 1819) link
picture of Yakov Baklanov Yakov Baklanov Yakov Baklanov (b. 1809) link
Johann Jacob Kleemann German painter and engraver (b. 1739) link
Yakov Nilus Russian Empire (b. 1760) link
Yakov Aleksandrovich Sheremetev (b. 1761) link
picture of Jakov Aleksejevič Potjomkin Jakov Aleksejevič Potjomkin Jakov Aleksejevič Potjomkin Russian Empire (b. 1781) link
Jacob Herschel (b. 1734) link
Jacob van der Windt skipper from Vlaardingen (b. 1745) link
Yakov Zakharov Russian Empire (b. 1765) link
Yakov Orlov Russian writer and poet, Russian Empire (b. 1775) link
picture of Jacob Eichenbaum Jacob Eichenbaum Jacob Eichenbaum Galician-Jewish maskil, educator, poet and mathematician, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (b. 1796) link
Yakov Sannikov Russian explorer, Russian Empire (b. 1780) link
picture of Yakov Zografski Yakov Zografski Yakov Zografski (b. 1820) link
Yakov Yakovlevich Gyllenschmidt Russian general (b. 1782) link
Jacob Johann Höppener (b. 1745) link
picture of Yakov Labzin Yakov Labzin Yakov Labzin Russian Empire (b. 1827) link
Яков Герасимович Фарафонтьев русский хужожник-перспективист, Russian Empire (b. 1758) link
Jakov Brouwer politician (b. 1760) link
picture of J. C. Jacobsen J. C. Jacobsen J. C. Jacobsen Danish industrialist and philanthropist, Denmark (b. 1811) link
Jacob Timmermans (b. 1751) link
picture of Yakov Polyakov Yakov Polyakov Yakov Polyakov (b. 1832) link
Jacob Christian Gottlieb von Schaeffer (b. 1752) link
picture of James William Davison James William Davison James William Davison British journalist (b. 1813) link
picture of Jacob Isaac van Waning Jacob Isaac van Waning Jacob Isaac van Waning politician, Kingdom of the Netherlands (b. 1815) link
Yakov Sevastyanov Russian mathematician (b. 1796) link
picture of Jacob Petrus Treub Jacob Petrus Treub Jacob Petrus Treub politician, Kingdom of the Netherlands (b. 1818) link
picture of Yakov Fyodorovich Barabash Yakov Fyodorovich Barabash Yakov Fyodorovich Barabash (b. 1838) link
Jacob Cornelis Jantzon van Erffrenten politician (b. 1769) link
Jacob Tichler politician (b. 1770) link
Филимонов, Яков Яковлевич русский живописец-пейзажист, Russian Empire (b. 1771) link
picture of Yakov Malama Yakov Malama Yakov Malama Russian Empire (b. 1841) link
picture of Jakob Ben Michael Brüll Jakob Ben Michael Brüll Jakob Ben Michael Brüll Austria-Hungary (b. 1812) link
picture of Yakov Zhilinskiy Yakov Zhilinskiy Yakov Zhilinskiy Russian army general, generalgovernor of Warsaw (b. 1853) link

Characteristic surnames

Yakovenko, Levi, Aronov, Rabinovich, Davidov, Isakov, Abramov, Levin, and Kagan