Jakov

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Rate this name:

5.00
(one vote)



Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov) of uncertain meaning.

1) Hebrew akev = 'heel': 'heel grabber' [1] [2]

2) Hebrew name meaning 'supplanter' as it is said in the Bible [1]

3) Hebrew name meaning 'may he protect' [3] [2]

4) Hebrew aqáv = 'betray, delude' [2]

Related Names

Jakov
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Jacobus

Further Information

Bible

In the Old Testament, Jakov was the son of Isaak and Rebekka. His wife's name was Lea, and they had 12 children, who gave their names to the 12 tribes of Israel.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
64 79 0 0 64 79
Norway Norway[5]
31
n.a.
0
n.a.
31
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
60 0 0
n.a.
60
Denmark Denmark[7]
23
n.a.
0
n.a.
23
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Jakov.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/