Name: Jacob

Considering Jacob as a baby name?

Below you find information gathered from our name survey where we asked people named Jacob if they like their name. Parents can use this feedback when considering Jacob as a baby name.

In total 937 people used the name survey for Jacob.

Would you advise parents to name their baby Jacob?

937 Responses

Do people often mispronounce the name Jacob?

809 Responses

Tip: It can be irritating and stressful if people have difficulty reading your name. Therefore, try to choose a name that is easy to pronounce. Read more »

Do people often misspell the name Jacob?

810 Responses

Tip: Names that are difficult to spell can be a stumbling block for a child when they have to explain it's spelling repeatedly. A name with an apparent spelling is better. Read more »

Is Jacob easily pronounced in other languages?

806 Responses

In our rapidly globalizing world, children will come in contact with friends, co-workers or family from other countries. Thus, it is advisable to choose names that are easy to pronounce in other major languages as well as your own. Read more »

Were you bullied a lot because of your name?

833 Responses

Tip: Be aware of name bullying when selecting baby names. Consider if the name could be used by bullies at school. Teasing can come with any name, but try not to choose something that is "asking" for abuse. Read more »

Descriptions on how Jacob can be used for name bullying

167 Responses

The meaning of the name Jacob and the origin of the name Jacob have been reviewed by our name experts.