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Yacob name meaning

First Name
169
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
317
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yacob mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yacob

User Submitted Origins

Islamic/Muslim
66%
African
24%
Arabic
5%
Spanish
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Australia says the name Yacob means "Jacob or son of Isaac" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. According to a user from Australia, the name Yacob is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "One who has been strong against God".
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Notable Persons Named Yacob

Notable Persons Named Yacob

Yacob Haile-Mariam

Yacob was born in 1944.

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Yacob Jarso

Yacob was born on February 5th, 1988 in Arsi Zone. Yacob is also known as Yakob Jarso Kintra; Jacob Jarso.

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Yacob Abdoulaye

Yacob Abdoulaye is an athlete for the AS CotonTchad.

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Yacob Warobay

Yacob Warobay is an athlete for the Persewar Waropen.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yacob

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yacob

Claudio Yacob

Claudio Yacob is a soccer player for the West Bromwich Albion F.C., Racing Club de Avellaneda, Argentina national under-20 football team, and Argentina national football team. Claudio was born on July 18th, 1987 in Carcarañá, Argentina.

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Halimah Yacob

Halimah Yacob is a Minister of State, Ministry of Community Development, Youth, Sports, and 9th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore. Halimah was born on August 23rd, 1954 in Singapore.

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Abune Yacob

He was most prominent from 2002 to 2003. Abune was born on July 5th, 1926. He left this life on December 1st, 2003.

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Renald Yacob

Renald Yacob is a sports team member for the Persitara North Jakarta.

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Hoeseb Yacob

Hoeseb Yacob is an athlete for the HHC Hardenberg.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yacob U.S.
  White 35.96% 64.26%
  African American 52.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yacob

People with the last name Yacob are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Yacob

  • How Popular is the name Yacob? Yacob is the 30,030th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yacob was the 63,068th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yacob have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 169 babies born with the first name Yacob in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yacob to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yacob? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yacob first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yacob is Monday, July 2nd, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Yacob born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yacob was in 2017 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Yacob: The name spelled backwards is Bocay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aboyc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yacob? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 317 people with the last name Yacob.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yacob? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yacob as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Yacob name meaning

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