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Name Jake

Meaning:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanterTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:#205     ... 203:Beau, 204:Dean, 205:Jake, 206:Peter, 207:Xander ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Åke, Jace, Jade, Jade, Jak, Jaka, Jale, Jane, Jase     Details
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About Jacob/Jacqueline/Jakoba, the group of names with the same origin as Jake

Meaning/translation:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:original, etymological meaning might be He (God) may protect
 but already in the Old Testament the name is interpreted as holder of the heel or supplanter
 in the Old Testament Jacob is a son of Isaac and the father of 12 sons who will found the 12 tribes of Israel
 during birth Jacob held the heel of his twin brother Esau for becoming the first-born (thus the given name interpretations)
 in the New Testament James the Elder and James the Younger are two disciples of Jesus
Words:yahweh = (the name of God) (name of the one God according to the Old Testament)  Hebrew
 aqeb = the heel  Hebrew
 aqab = to supplant, to cheat  Hebrew
Topics:12 Apostles, Interesting, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:James USA 1990,  1:Jacob USA 2012,  1:Diego Mexico 2007,  1:Jakub Poland 2015,  1:Thiago Buenos Aires 2014,  2:Jokubas Lithuania 2011,  3:Jakob Austria 2014,  3:Jakov Croatia 2012,  4:Diogo Portugal 2008,  4:Jacqueline England+Wales 1964
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Old/original forms:Iacobus Latin, Iacomus Latin, Iakobos Old Greek, Yaakov Hebrew
Name variants:Giacoma, Jackeline, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaime, Jaimie, Jakoba, Jakobea, Jakobine, Jami, Jamie, Jaquelin, Jaqueline, Jaslyn, Jayme, Jazlene, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, Jazzlyn, Coby, Diego, Diogo, Giacobbe, Giacomo, Iacopo, Iago, Jaakko, Jaap, Jachen, Jacob, Jacobo, Jacopo, Jacques, Jago, Jaime, Jak, Jaka, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakobus, Jakov, Jakow, Jakub, James, Jamie, Jankel, Jascha, Jaycob, Jayme, Jeppe, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Jokubas, Kimo, Köbi, Koby, Lapo, Seamus, Seumas, Thiago, Tiago, Yaakob, Yago, Yakup, Yankel, Yaqub   Sortable list   Details
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Australia/NSWGraph2015 62,  2014 54,  2013 50,  2012 33,  2011 28,  2010 24,  2009 29,  2008 31,  2007 31,  2006 23,  2005 26,  2004 212003 27,  2002 27,  2001 24
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2012 93,  2011 91,  2010 68,  2009 542008 90
England+WalesGraph2015 34,  2014 33,  2013 32,  2012 33,  2011 29,  2010 29,  2009 27,  2008 23,  2007 18,  2006 152005 16,  2004 26,  2003 31,  2002 24,  2001 19,  2000 22,  1999 23,  1998 22
England+Wales decadesGraph2014 33,  2004 26,  1994 18
IrelandGraph2015 252014 27,  2013 26,  2012 31,  2011 34,  2010 31,  2009 35,  2008 30,  2007 28,  2006 29,  2005 30,  2004 36,  2003 31,  2002 30,  2001 34,  2000 42,  1999 51,  1998 51
MaltaGraph2014 3,  2013 3,  2012 2
New ZealandGraph2015 70,  2014 79,  2013 52,  2012 50,  2011 45,  2010 46,  2009 45,  2008 45
ScotlandGraph2015 58,  2014 59,  2013 77,  2012 64,  2011 58,  2010 72,  2009 77,  2008 60,  2007 51,  2006 56,  2005 452004 56,  2003 67,  2002 59,  2001 52,  2000 56,  1999 66,  1998 58
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 1061990-1999 117,  1980-1989 225
USA yearlyGraph2015 205,  2014 190,  2013 166,  2012 153,  2011 129,  2010 116,  2009 125,  2008 111,  2007 112,  2006 108,  2005 103,  2004 98,  2003 98,  2002 102,  2001 100,  2000 961999 97,  1998 102,  1997 101,  1996 114,  1995 108,  1994 106,  1993 111
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