Over the past 110 years, 28 952 boys have been named Jakob. The name Jakob ranks 600th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Jakob in 1971. The peak of popularity of the name Jakob came in the 1990s and 2000s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.