The 50 Best Middle Names for Jacob

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If you’re getting ready to have a baby, congratulations!

It’s one of the most memorable and exciting times of your life, but it’s also full of questions. One one of the most significant ones is what to name your baby.

A person’s name says a lot about them, believe it or not. Not only does a person’s name impact how he views himself, but also how others perceive him.

So it should come as no surprise that people are willing to spend days searching Google for the perfect first name.

But, if you spend all of your time looking for a first name, you won’t have a lot of time left to find a great middle name.

That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!

Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Jacob.

I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.

Hope it helps!


Middle name ideas for a boy named Jacob

Most of these ideas come from real parents of real Jacobs who were kind enough to share their choices and runners-up. I’ve also thrown in a few ideas of my own.

  1. Jacob Aaron

  2. Jacob Ashton

  3. Jacob Avery

  4. Jacob Benjamin

  5. Jacob Bennett

  6. Jacob Blake

  7. Jacob Bryson

  8. Jacob Calvin

  9. Jacob Christian

  10. Jacob Christopher

  11. Jacob Collin

  12. Jacob Daniel

  13. Jacob Duane

  14. Jacob Dwight

  15. Jacob Edward

  16. Jacob Elias

  17. Jacob Ethan

  18. Jacob Everett

  19. Jacob Flynn

  20. Jacob Frederick

  21. Jacob Gabriel

  22. Jacob George

  23. Jacob Gregory

  24. Jacob Hugh

  25. Jacob Ian

  26. Jacob Isaac

  27. Jacob Isaiah

  28. Jacob Ivan

  29. Jacob Korbin

  30. Jacob Lawrence

  31. Jacob Louis

  32. Jacob Luke

  33. Jacob Matthew

  34. Jacob Michael

  35. Jacob Noel

  36. Jacob Orson

  37. Jacob Owen

  38. Jacob Patrick

  39. Jacob Reese

  40. Jacob Ryan

  41. Jacob Scott

  42. Jacob Sean

  43. Jacob Sheldon

  44. Jacob Taysom

  45. Jacob Trent

  46. Jacob Tristan

  47. Jacob Victor

  48. Jacob Vincent

  49. Jacob Westin

  50. Jacob Zane

My favorite middle names for Jacob are Jacob Patrick and Jacob Ryan.

I like how these classically masculine names go so well with the name Jacob. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!


Meaning of the name Jacob

According to BabyCenter, Jacob is of Hebrew origin with a literal meaning of “supplanter.”

Jacob featured prominently in the Bible as the father of 12 sons whose names were the 12 tribes of Israel.

The name Jacob came in at number 32 on the popularity list for boy names of 2021. It bumped down two places since the 2020 list of boy names.

Some famous people named Jacob are actor Jacob (Jake) Benjamin Gyllenhaal, and baseball player Jacob Edward Peavy.


Wrapping Up

Didn’t find anything you fell in love with? No worries!

Try visiting some parenting discussion forums like Babycenter or Nameberry. Use the search function to find threads about the name Jacob. Or start you own to solicit some fresh input!

Next, why not keep an open mind to other names? You could try Hunter, Hudson, or Dominic.

Finally, here are some guides that might help you get ready for baby’s big arrival:

Hope this helps!

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