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The name Jacob is of Hebrew origin, and means supplanter.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jacob has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jacob
Use of the Name Jacob for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
658,751 619,971 575,983 322,470 154,161 56,915 27,480
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jacob has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jacob
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188039404  
188139381  
188246390  
188349356  
188450381  
188553343  
188654346  
188756317  
188858353  
188967295  
189066290  
189169238  
189273283  
189365292  
189468293  
189574266  
189683241  
189788204  
189882256  
189992189  
1900101233  
190198172  
190295207  
1903103189  
190489243  
190598220  
1906114187  
1907101241  
1908108235  
1909102262  
1910117272  
1911116322  
1912110690  
1913117745  
1914112996  
19151201,123  
19161241,128  
19171301,123  
19181321,200  
19191381,081  
19201431,048  
19211431,097  
19221481,026  
1923159978  
1924164968  
1925167898  
1926178805  
1927173855  
1928195719  
1929203646  
1930212618  
1931217568  
1932218557  
1933213538  
1934220546  
1935245473  
1936227501  
1937222536  
1938240486  
1939260430  
1940235513  
1941258464  
1942251527  
1943281472  
1944284436  
1945292413  
1946306450  
1947303517  
1948292546  
1949307489  
1950318465  
1951312498  
1952298558  
1953289595  
1954307557  
1955303572  
1956322536  
1957331534  
1958341508  
1959330554  
1960352492  
1961351506  
1962369473  
1963352491  
1964344523  
1965347486  
1966352454  
1967354445  
1968325548  
1969297653  
1970255902  
19712261,044  
19721571,677  
19731222,112  
1974882,940  
1975753,610  
1976634,498  
1977565,773  
1978506,138  
1979457,519  
1980438,498  
1981439,331  
19824110,038  
19833610,973  
19843711,324  
19853512,254  
19863213,619  
19873114,294  
19882915,821  
19892617,814  
19902021,979  
19911725,160  
19921525,604  
1993927,431  
1994729,373  
1995431,085  
1996331,869  
1997234,107  
1998235,960  
1999135,288  
2000134,383  
2001132,445  
2002130,418  
2003129,435  
2004127,480  
Totals:  658,751 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jacob as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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