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Jakob

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How popular is the baby name Jakob in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 7 0 7
1958 6 0 6
1959 7 0 7
1961 5 0 5
1962 6 0 6
1963 5 0 5
1964 6 0 6
1966 5 0 5
1967 9 0 9
1968 6 0 6
1970 6 0 6
1971 11 0 11
1972 17 0 17
1973 11 0 11
1974 27 0 27
1975 33 0 33
1976 27 0 27
1977 49 0 49
1978 46 0 46
1979 62 0 62
1980 78 0 78
1981 80 0 80
1982 78 0 78
1983 90 0 90
1984 84 0 84
1985 83 0 83
1986 146 0 146
1987 148 0 148
1988 178 0 178
1989 249 0 249
1990 306 0 306
1991 368 0 368
1992 436 0 436
1993 486 0 486
1994 530 0 530
1995 561 0 561
1996 611 0 611
1997 1,387 0 1,387
1998 1,784 0 1,784
1999 1,691 0 1,691
2000 2,161 0 2,161
2001 2,192 0 2,192
2002 1,836 0 1,836
2003 1,604 0 1,604
2004 1,415 0 1,415
2005 1,214 0 1,214
2006 1,156 0 1,156
2007 1,108 0 1,108
2008 1,083 0 1,083
2009 986 0 986
2010 1,096 0 1,096
2011 905 0 905
2012 739 0 739
2013 708 0 708
2014 641 0 641
2015 544 0 544

Want to know about the popularity of the Jakob baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,113 babies born with the name Jakob in the United States. That's more than enough Jakobs to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jakob" was in 2001 with a total of 2,192 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jakobs)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jakob" ranks #103 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 13 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 2,192 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Jakob popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jakob" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jakob as well as things modernly associated with the name Jakob such as celebrities named Jakob.

Origin and Meaning of Jakob

The name "Jakob" is of German origin, and it means "German form of Jacob". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jakob Dylan

Jakob Dylan is a singer-songwriter specializing in rock, folk, and americana music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Jakob was born in 1969 as Jakob Luke Dylan in New York, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jakob

Jakob Danger
Jakob Fuglsang
Jakob Nowell
Jakob Salvati
Jakob Silfverberg
Jakob The Liar
Jakob Disease
Jakob Davies
Jakob Nielsen

Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

Your name in reverse order is "Bokaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bokaj". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jakob born Sep 4, 1925

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1300. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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