Jakob Name Meaning

German, Hungarian (Jákob), and Slovenian: from the personal name, German and Slovenian Jakob, Hungarian Jákob (see Jacob).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jakab, Jacob, Janko, Jakub, Javor, Makos, Job, Jakel, Kakos, Jank

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Jakob Family Origin

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Jakob Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Barber Shop

    9%
  • Clothing Store

    9%
  • Cooper

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jakob family was Cooper. The most common Jakob occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Jakob's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber Shop and Clothing Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jakob.

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Jakob Historical Records

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Jakob Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Jakob life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Jakob in 1958 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakob

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