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Yacob Name Meaning

Assyrian/Chaldean: from a variant of the personal name Yaʿqōb or Yaʿqūb ‘Jacob’ (see Yaqub and Jacob ). Americanized form of Polish Jakób or Slovenian and Croatian Jakob ‘Jacob’.

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


Similar surnames: Jacob, Yacoub, Bacon, Yao, Macon, Raco, Yano, Acomb, Jacobs, Jacobi

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Where is the Yacob family from?

You can see how Yacob families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yacob family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Yacob families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Yacob families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 78% of all the recorded Yacob's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yacob families in 1920.
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What did your Yacob ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Sheet Watal Worker was the top reported job for people in the USA named Yacob. 50% of Yacob men worked as a Sheet Watal Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Sheet Watal Worker
    50%
  • Labor
    50%
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Census Records

There are 226 census records available for the last name Yacob. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yacob census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 195 immigration records available for the last name Yacob. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 69 military records available for the last name Yacob. For the veterans among your Yacob ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yacob lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2003, in the United States, Yacob life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Yacob in 1976 was 61, and 69 in 2003.

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