Jakub

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Origin and Meaning

1) Polish and Czech form of Jakob (See Jacobus) [1] [2]

2) Nordic spelling of Yaqub [3]

Related Names

Jakub
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Polish/Czech/Arabic

Further Information

Jakub is a name used among immigrants from Poland, the Czech Republic and from Arabic-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 13 people were named Jakub (percentage of first or only given name: 100 %) [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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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[5]
898 1221 0 0 898 1221
Norway Norway[6]
1284
n.a.
0
n.a.
1284
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
614
n.a.
0
n.a.
614
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
281 357
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
657 0 0
n.a.
657
Greenland Greenland[10]
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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jakub (m) Sources: [5][7][6][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jakub (m)


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2021).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/