Jaakko name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish
Pronunciation: YAH-ko
Meaning: Yahweh May Protect, Holder of the Heel and Supplanter
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What does Jaakko mean?

Jaakko is used mostly in Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish and Danish has its origin in Hebrew is a baby boy name, Jaakko means "Yahweh May Protect, Holder of the Heel or Supplanter". Jaakko is Finnish equivalent of Jakob.

How do I pronounce Jaakko?

YAH-ko is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Jaakko with emphasis on first YAH syllable.

Variants of Jaakko

Iacobus, Iacomus, Iakobos, Yaakov, Jakob, Jacoby, Jacobus, Jakkob, Jacomus, Jacob, Yakov, Cob

How popular is the name Jaakko?

Jaakko is a rare name around the globe.


Jaakko in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Jaakko?

Not being focused on building an impressive career doesn't mean you should stay uneducated and blind. You want to be an example of how everyone should live their life. You love to change and can't stand constancy and monotony. Your great sense of humor makes you attractive in other people's eyes. You are interested in learning new and exciting things. You are daring and courageous. Your friends have a hard time decoding your mood.

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Famous people named Jaakko

  • Jaakko Laajava, has served as Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for Finland
  • Jaakko Tallus, nordic combined athlete from Finland
  • Jaakko Friman, speed skater from Finland
  • Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Finnish composer of classical music
  • Jaakko Ojaniemi, Finnish former decathlete
  • Jaakko Hintikka, Finnish philosopher and logician
  • Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila, Finnish academic researcher
  • Jaakko Nyberg, retired Finnish football defender
  • Jaakko Löytty, is one of the most significant Finnish gospel musicians
  • Jaakko Jonkka, Chancellor of Justice of Finland

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