Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: “he who supplants”

Best Nicknames:
Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Jack, Jaco, Jackie,
Jacko, Jacky, Jake, Jakey

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Jacobo, Jacobi, Jacobus, Jacoby, Jacobo, Jacobus,
Jakeb, Jakob, Jakov, Jakub, Yakov, Yaqub

Jacob TV and Movie Quotes:
“No, it’s a Jacob thing, you could be like your own sun.”
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
“Jacob, nothing ever truly dies. The universe wastes nothing…”
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

Famous people named Jacob or its variations

1. Jacob Daniel Tierney (b. 1979), Canadian actor, director
2. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (b. 1942), 4th post-Apartheid
President of South Africa
3. Jake Gyllenhaal (b. 1980), American actor
born Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal

Jacob Middle Names
Jacob Austin
Jacob Ethan
Jacob Hunter
Jacob Roderick
Jacob Todd

Leave a comment below.

  1. Bird House says:

    Also: may I present
    Corn on the (ja)Cob
    What’s shakin Jacon

  2. Jakob says:

    Jakey Poo

  3. faith harlow says:


  4. Jacob says:

    I like Jay

  5. Jacob says:

    I want a really cool username to use for instagrsm

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