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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Jakobe

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Jakobe in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Jakobe:

  • Records indicate that 1,635 boys in the United States have been named Jakobe since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2008, when 215 people in the U.S. were given the name Jakobe. Those people are now 12 years old.

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      20 Positive Comments

  • "Naming our baby boy due in Sep 2012, going to call him Kobe" Jul. 30, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Jakobe is the name given to my 12 year old son, It fits him perfectly; not to mention, he's a great basketball player." Feb. 13, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My wife gave birth to our son last night. We named him Jakobe. My background is half Japanese and the meaning of the name from one website is "a Japanese City". There are other origins of the name as well." Jun. 24, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is jakobe, i am 6 years old, and i live in belgium, i love the name my dad and mum gave me. i am the only boy in belgium with this name. my dad loved the name "kobe", and my mum loved the name "jakob", so ...." Aug. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I Love the name JaKobe. My son will be here in the middle of november and thats what i plan on naming him. His father is the biggest Kobe Bryant fan. I wasnt too fond of the name in the begining but ive grown to love it. I talk to my belly all the time and call him JaKobe or just Kobe and sometimes he responds :-)" Aug. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yep mah name is jakobe. My mom wanted me Jacob and my dad wanted me named kobe so yeah. JAKOBE IT IS." Aug. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have always loved this name. We wanted the spelling to be different for our son, so we chose Jakobe. My son was born in Aug of 2008. He is an awesome kid and he even loves his name!" Jul. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I heard that name 13 years ago and knew I was going to name my sons name. I absolutley love it..!! Plus Im a Kobe Bryant fan..! It works out... Kobe..Kobe..., Kobe!" May. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Jakobe he was born in 2003 I too named my boy after the leader singer of Papa Roach. His name is constantly pronounced incorrectly, but I still love the name!" May. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I named our son jakobe.. We named jakobe because the lead singer of papa roach's real name is jakobe and that is my husband's favorite band." Nov. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 34 and my name is Jakobe..Never met another one." Nov. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am having a baby in December and everyone i have told about the name doesnt know how to pronounce it and dont like it! I love it if im talking to my belly i say Jakobe or kobe, I absoloutely love the name its a unique name!" Sep. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My youngest son is named Jakobe. I love his name even though everyone takes a second to try to sound it out before finally mispronouncing it. I'm full blood Cherokee & have heard that Jakobe is the equivalence to the English name Jacob." Sep. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Jakobe and I also name him Jakobe because I like the basketball player kobe bryant, but I thought kobe was too plain. I also thought it was unique and original." Aug. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "aaawww man... My fiance' loves this name and I've grown to like it... unfortionately we thought it was original and judging by you guys it's not :(" May. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Jakobe and so many people mispronounce his name all the time. I met maybe 1 or 2 o ther jakobes and their name was spelled the same way. Oddly enough i named him Jakobe because i love the basketball player Kobe Bryant and my sons father name is Jerrod, I didn't wanna name my son Jerrod so I took the first part of his fathers name and mixed it with the basketball players name and came up with JAKOBE" Feb. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Jakobe is my son's name. People almost always pronounce it correctly." Jan. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Jakobe and I absolutely love the name." Dec. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Jakobe, and I have not come across one person who does not like it. He is blonde, blue eyes and the biggest smile with dipples, and I think Jakobe really suits him." Nov. 20, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is a really cool name i want to name my son jakobe. and the pronunciation is very cool ja-ko-bee" Oct. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      10 Neutral Comments

  • "Our grandson was born in Dec. 93 and his parents wanted to name him Jacob but spell it different so they spelled it Jakobe and we have always called him Jake. Everyone calls him Ja ko be. I'm not fond of it. I heard of a football player named Jacoby, pronounced the same." Aug. 21, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "iam due dec.2.2010...having a boy his father loves kobe i think its too plain so i think ja'kobe add a lil spice to it do you think he will agree?" Oct. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my girlfriend is 3 months pregant with my son. im the biggest kobe bryant fan ever and my name is jabias so im naming my son ja'kobe. i think thats a great name." Jun. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 2005 and his name is Jakobe. We think we read it somewhere!?! People mostly call him JACK-a-be instead of j-KO-be... I'd love for him to meet another Jakobe one day! As others have said - everyone loves him, and his name!" May. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Jakobe born in 2008. I like the name Kobe but wanted to add the J since my husbands name is Johnny. And my other son name also starts with an J. His name is Jonshea. Almost always both names are pronounced incorrectly." Mar. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son is name jakobe. born in 2006. i got the name from kobe bryant" Jan. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Named my baby Jakobe and I love the name. It's adorable just like him .. I'm just getting sick of people calling him Jacob though! I didn't think it would be so difficult to take a look at the name and know it's supposed to be pronounced Ja-Co-Be especially with how popular KOBE Bryant is." Aug. 4, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are from the uk and our son who is six us called jakobe it's almost a one of a kind here but love the name strange but true he has blonde hair blue eyes people always say it wrong the first time but all say how nice it is." Jun. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ja'Kobe is the name of son as well.....I got the name from a friend of mines, who has a little girl named Ja'Cori. :) I love both names." Jul. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son's name is Jakobe and we pronounce it ja-ko-bee" Aug. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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