Baby name Jacob
Description: From the Hebrew Yaakov, Jacob was borne by the biblical father of twelve sons, who gave their names to the twelve tribes of Israel. Son of Isaac an Rebecca and twin brother of Esae, Jacob was the cunning younger twin who tricked his brother into trading his inheritance for a bowl of soup. He later tricked his blind, dying father into blessing him instead of Esau. Jacob is an especially common Jewish name.
Statistics for Jacob
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Jacob' was given to 69.209 Boys, representing 1,08% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Jacob'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Jacob' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Jacob' varied from 2.249 to 5.286 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Jacob'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Jacob' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Jacob' varied from rank 4 to 35.