Jaakan (Anglicized, já-a-kan), meaning "he twists", is a Hebrew name. In the Bible, Jaakan is one of the sons of Ezer, the son of Seir the Horite (I Chronicles 1:42).
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Easton, Matthew George (1897). "Jaakan". Easton's Bible Dictionary (New and revised ed.). T. Nelson and Sons.