Main Origin Language: Hebrew
In 2017 the name Jacob...
• was given to 13,106 baby boys
• was the 10th most popular name for baby boys
• was 45% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New York, Connecticut, and Maryland
• was least popular in Montana, Iowa, and Wisconsin
Babies Named Jacob Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name Jacob...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1998
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1962
• is 3184% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 40% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jacob Per State
Geographically the name Jacob...
• 9% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
Average Age of Benjamin
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Jacob by the Baby Name Institute
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