Jacob

Male

Meaning

Supplanter

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒeɪkəb/

Traits associated with the name Jacob:

Dogs named Jacob tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Jacob?

That you have a strong affinity for the name Jacob and likely have a strong connection to someone with that name.

Is Jacob a good dog name?

Jacob has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Jacob isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,267
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505
New York City Dog Name Database
844
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Jacob is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Jacob was, in the past month, the 481st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Jacob is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Jacob was viewed 67 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Jacob's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Jacob is most adored in California, Florida and Texas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New York, Virginia and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Jacob.

Most popular breeds named Jacob:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Rottweiler

Jacob is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Biblical origins and less usage today give it a vintage canine charm.

british dog names
british

Popular in UK, often linked to biblical references and traditional naming.

Dog names like Jacob:

Treasurer
Son of Jack
Son Of Jeffrey
A Dove
God Will Increase
Family Of (Little) John
Jacob dog name meaning

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