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  • Given Name: JACOB
  • Gender: baby boy
  • Length: 5 Characters
  • Origin: Biblical
  • Meaning: Son of Isaac

HOW POPULAR IS THE NAME JACOB FOR BABY BOY?

NEW BORN BABY NAMES RANK IN YEAR
2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
U.S.A – Top 1000 1 1 1 1
Canada – Top 100 3 3 2 2
Quebec – Top 100 11 15 19 16
Denmark – Top 50 24 25 24 x
England | Wales Top 100 18 20 20 21
Ireland – Top 100 x x 94 x
Northern Ireland Top100 52 45 64 61
Norway – Top100 69 69 78 84
Scotland – Top100 46 65 79 82 83
Spain – Top 100 x x x x
Sweden – Top 100 40 43 x 29 x
NSW (Aus) – Top 100 20 19 21 20
South Australia – Top 100 19 13 14 17
Victoria (Aus) – Top 100 25 23 22 21
New Zealand Top100 8 15 12 11 7
Note: (x) means the name was not in the list

LIST OF WELLKNOWN PEOPLE WHOSE NAMED JACOB:

  • Jacob Clemens non Papa, Belgian Composer
  • Jacob Hoggard, lead vocalist (Hedley) band.
  • Jacob Jordaens, Belgian Painter
  • Jacob Laursen, FIFA World Cup 1998 player – Denmark
  • Jacob Lekgetho, FIFA World Cup 2002 player – South Africa
  • Jacob Moon, Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist
  • Jacob van Artevelde, Belgian Politician
  • Jacob van Maerlant, Belgian Author

Source: Name popularity / ranking and famous people see links

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