Yacoub - boys name

Yacoub name popularity, meaning and origin

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Yacoub name meaning:

The name Yacoub has Arabic origins and is derived from the Hebrew name Yaakov or Jacob. Its meaning is often interpreted as "supplanter" or "one who grabs the heel." In the Bible, Jacob was born holding onto his twin brother Esau's heel, which is said to symbolize his determination and perseverance. As such, the name Yacoub is associated with qualities such as resilience, tenacity, and strength of character.

Those named Yacoub are believed to possess a natural ability to overcome challenges and obstacles in life. They are often seen as ambitious individuals who strive to achieve their goals and make the most out of opportunities presented to them. Yacoub is also associated with being a loyal and supportive friend, as well as a trustworthy and dedicated partner.

Overall, the name Yacoub carries a positive connotation, emphasizing qualities like determination, ambition, and loyalty. It is a name that reflects characteristics often admired and respected in individuals who bear it.

Origin: Arabic

Arabic form of Jacob.

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

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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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