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Jewish Baby Names

Yaacov

Jacob

יַעֲקֹב

  • Meaning: A truly timeless name, Jacob means “to follow” and honors the biblical patriarch and Isaac’s son. There have been many famous Jewish Jacobs throughout history, but at the forefront of our mind is Jake Gyllenhaal, as he recently stole our hearts with a seductive and silly ad for a T-shirt from Russ & Daughters deli.
  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Alternate Spellings: Yacov, Yaakov, Yakov
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