Jacob has origins in Hebrew. Meaning "he who supplants," the name also has biblical significance. In the Old Testament, Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebecca and the father of the 12 tribes of Israel. Jacob is a hugely popular name for boys in the United States, with over 10 years as the number one name.
Similar Names: Cob, Jackob
Famous Jacob Names: Jacob Pitts (actor), Jacob Young (actor)