name meaning: Yaakov \ya(a)-kov\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yaakov is "he who supplants". Variant of Jacob. Comedian Yakov Smirnov.
Yaakov has 7 variant forms: Iago, Yaacob, Yachov, Yacov, Yago, Yakob and Yakov.
For more information, see also the related name Akiva.
Baby names that sound like Yaakov are Jakov and Iakov.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Yaakov.