What secrets hide behind “Jacob” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Jacob” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Bocaj.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Boacj.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Jacob’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Jacob is a name that denotes you are the foundation of society. Your good sense of structure makes you an excellent organizer and manager of any enterprise. You are also stable, disciplined, practical, reliable, hard-working, and frugal. Being impulsive is not your style. You think things through carefully before embarking on a course of action. Turning ideas to reality is one of your best traits.
Your heart’s desire is knowledge! You are an idealistic analyzer and study things in-depth. Solving mental or physical puzzles are natural to you. You indulge in research and prefer scientific facts. There is a strong possibility that you are quiet, shy, and reserved. You may find it difficult to talk to or trust other people. Use your gift of intuition well.
When people hear the name Jacob, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
You are all about justice - fairness and balance in everything. Being an exceptional friend to someone makes you happy and comfortable. Most often than not, you prefer to lead than to follow.
Your most likely vocation: engineer, educator, businessman, farmer, scientist, manufacturer, professor, legal practitioner, keeper of stores, builder.
Lucky colors: All shades of gray and bright blues
Lucky gem(s): Sapphire
Lucky day(s): Thursday
Lucky botanicals: Lesser celandine, sage, spinach, wintergreen, medlar
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“Jacob” is not a popular baby boy’s name in South Dakota as reported in the 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only six babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1953. A total of only 593 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1998 with a total of 36,016 babies. That’s a lot of baby Jacobs.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Jacob” was recorded 933,726 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Jacobs to occupy the country of Fiji with an estimated population of 918,757.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 404 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #39 nationwide and was registered 404 times as a baby boy’s name. Jacob became a popular boy’s name in the state of Iowa in the year 1991. It ranked #1 with 525 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1998 in the state of California with 3,567 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Pennsylvania for 62 years from 1910 to 2018 (may not be consecutive).
For the past three decades (1989 to 2018), the name “Jacob” was recorded 743,406 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Jacob, are you proud of your name? Let’s put that to the ultimate test! Share this page on your social media of choice. Don’t forget to tag your friends. It’s okay to brag about something once in a while.