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Yaqub Name Meaning

Arabic and Assyrian/Chaldean: from the personal name Yaʿqūb Arabic and Syriac form of the Biblical name Jacob which is also the name of a prophet in Islam. This form of the name is most common among Muslims in the Indian subcontinent (especially in Pakistan) and Nigeria. See also Yakub ; compare Yacoub and Yaqoob .

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

Similar surnames: Taub, Raque, Yasui, Yacoub, Laub, Daub, Laque, Jaqua, Jakub, Laqua

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Between 1974 and 2003, in the United States, Yaqub life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Yaqub in 1974 was 44, and 65 in 2003.

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