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Yaqub

First Name
411
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
298
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yaqub

User Submitted Origins

Islamic/Muslim
58%
Arabic
42%

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Q is for quiet, your peaceful evenings.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

Notable Persons Named Yaqub

Notable Persons Named Yaqub

Yaqub Beg

Yaqub Beg was an amir of kashgaria, kashgar, and amir ofkashgaria. Yaqub was born in 1820 in Pskent, now Panjakent Khanate of Kokand. He breathed his last breath on May 30th, 1877.

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Yaqub Ibn Ishaq Al-Israili

He died in 1208.

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Yaqub Sanu

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Yaqub Spata

His career lasted from 1414 to 1416. He breathed his last breath on October 1st, 1416.

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Yaqub Eyyubov

Yaqub was born on October 24th, 1945 in Baku.

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Yaqub Mammadov

Yaqub Mammadov is a professor. He was most active from 1992 to 1992. Yaqub was born on March 3rd, 1941 in Əliismayıllı.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaqub

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaqub

Atta Yaqub

Atta Yaqub is an actor, model (people), and model. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Atta was born in 1979 in Glasgow.

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Abu Yusuf Yaqub

He holds the title Sultan of Morocco and Amīr al-Muslimīn. He was most prominent from 1259 to 1286. He died in 1286.

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Mo Yaqub

Mo Yaqub is a soccer player for the Cowdenbeath F.C., Celtic F.C., and St Mirren F.C. Mo was born on January 7th, 1994 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Shagufta Yaqub

Shagufta Yaqub is a journalist.

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Mohammed Yusif Yaqub

He died in 2004.

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Ali Hamid Yaqub

Ali was born on October 15th, 1987.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yaqub U.S.
  White 22.48% 64.26%
  African American 11.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 58.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yaqub

People with the last name Yaqub are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Yaqub

  • How Popular is the name Yaqub? Yaqub is the 18,862nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Yaqub was the 66,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yaqub have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 411 babies born with the first name Yaqub in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaqub 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 Yaqub? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yaqub first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yaqub is Sunday, July 2nd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Yaqub born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaqub was in 2019 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Yaqub Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaqub is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Yaqub: The name spelled backwards is Buqay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aqbuy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yaqub? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 298 people with the last name Yaqub.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yaqub? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yaqub as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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