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Boy Name: Yaqub

Name: Yaqub
Pronunciation: \ya-qub\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: he who supplants
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Yakup, Jakub, Yakob
Similar Names: Gab, Yago, Yakov, Jakob, Jakeb, Iakob, Yakim, Yacov, Yaacob, Yakar


Yaqub \ya-qub\ as a boy's name is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew), and the meaning of Yaqub is "he who supplants".

The baby name Yaqub sounds like Yakup, Jakub and Yakob. Other similar baby names are Gab, Yago, Yakov, Jakob, Jakeb, Iakob, Yakim, Yacov, Yaacob and Yakar.


Yaqub is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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