Jacob - boys name

Jacob name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Jacob name meaning:

Origin: Hebrew

Held by the heel.


Dickens names

Related names

Jacob , Anschel, Anshel, Anshil, Ashu, Hamish , Jacobina, Jacquelin, Jacquelyn, Jacquetta.-Jacquet, Jake , Jakob , Jamesina, Jameson , Jamieson, Jayme , Jaymes, Jeb, Jem , Jemmy, Jimmie , Jock, Rachael , Yacoub , Jago

Other boys names beginning with J


Overall UK ranking: 17 out of 4789

2319 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (24)

Historical popularity of Jacob

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Jacob from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Jacob in 2023