Jacob as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Jacob?

We estimate that there are 921,894 people named Jacob who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Jacob is the 24th most common for men, and the 30th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Jacob?

The average person named Jacob is 23.57 years old.

Is Jacob a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

6,982 people named Jacob were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 36th most popular name for boys, and the 52nd most popular overall.

Jacob was the most popular name for baby boys from 1999–2012.

Is Jacob a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Jacob is almost exclusively a male name. 99.8% of people named Jacob are male.

Popularity of Jacob in England

In 2020, Jacob was the 19th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.