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Jacob Name Meaning

Jacob meaning

Name :

Jacob

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Gender :
Masculine
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Pronounciation
of Name Jacob :
/JAY-kəb/
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North America, The United States and Canada
Information about the
Name of Jacob :
Usage of jacob as a middle name is very slightly more common than its usage as a first name. The sum of alphabetical order of letters in JACOB is 31 and this makes JACOB arithmetic buddies with words like Nice.
Famous People with
Name Jacob :
Jacob Koppel "Jake" Javits was a Republican Party politician who served as a United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. Jacob Israël de Haan was a Dutch journalist and literary wirter. Though a Jewish, he is known for his anti-Zionist political activities and connection with Arab leaders. Thus, it's not long after he was assassinated by the Jewish paramilitary organization called Haganah. Jacob Zuma is a political leader in the African National Congress. He has assumed the office of presidency in South Africa in 2009.
Variant Names of Jacob:

Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Giacamo, Giacobo

Jacoby(Hebrew, Latin); Jake(English); Jacques(French)

Rhyming Names of Jacob: 
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Popularity Rank :

Jacob name was top ranked at 212 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 4 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Jacob has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 49 position. 891432 numbers of people were named Jacob so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Jacob

Jacob Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with name Jacob are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with Jacob having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative. More Numerology

More About Name : Jacob

  • Bibically it means "heal catcher" or "one who deceives" (DECEIVER)

  • From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacobus, which is from the Greek Iakōbos, a name derived from the Hebrew Yaakov. The name has its root in ya`aqob (seizing by the heel, supplanting). The name is borne in the Bible by the father of twelve sons who became t

  • Name has been taken from the Late Latin “Iacobus”, which came from the Greek Iakōbos, a name derived from the Hebrew Yaakov and has its root in “ya`aqob” means ‘seizing by the heel, supplanting’.

  • Jacob is the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the twin brother of Esau and the father of twelve sons and a daughter. From his sons came the twelve tribes of Israel - the Israelites. God later changed Jacob's name to Israel.

Name Analysis of Jacob

Character Analysis of Jacob : Persons with the name Jacob, like to be in charge, whether that be upfront or from behind the scenes. They like to control and are generally quite sure of themselves. They can be very talented ‘actors’ in life and can put on the persona they wish others to see and believe.

Love Life of Jacob : Person like that their partner should inspire not only sexually but also at the level of intellect. Persons love to precede intercourse with dinners in candlelight.

Name Letter Analysis of Jacob

J : Persons make an exemplary friend and try hard to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

C : Persons wear their heart on their sleeve. Lucky ones, since they have a strong instinct about matters of the heart

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

B : Persons are sensitive and a bit of an introvert, but still manage to be personable and compassionate

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Jacob

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Jacob is Makar and Moon sign associated with the name Jacob is Capricorn.

The name Jacob has Earth element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name Jacob . The name Jacob having moon sign as Capricorn is represented by The Mountain Sea-Goat and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Jacob are optimistic and determined. They are full of life. They can easily compromise in difficult situations.

Other name options, having Capricorn moon sign are name starting with : Ja, Ji, Ju,Khi, Je, Khu, Khoo, Jo, Khe, Kho, Jn, Jw, Jy, Kh.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Jacob

The name Jacob is suitable for baby born in Uttara Ashadha nakshatra

Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra: "Second of the aṣāḍhā"

Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol : Elephant tusk, small bed
Deity : Visvedevas, universal gods
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Dhanus - 10° Makara
Western zodiac 22°40' Capricorn - 6° Aquarius
Other name options, having Uttara Ashadha nakashatra are name starting with : Bhe,  Bho,  Ja,  Ji.

Famous Name Jacob

  • Jacob Cohen

    was a US statistician and psychologist best known for his work on statistical power, where he helped to lay foundations for current statistical meta-analysis. [1][2] He gave his name to Cohen's Rater Agreement Kappa and Cohen's d. Between 1959 and retirem

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  • Matthias Jacob

    is a former German biathlete.

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