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Yakub (Arabic: يعقوب‎, also transliterated as Yaghoub, Yaqoob, Yaqoub and Yaqub) is the Arabic version of Jacob, the name of a biblical patriarch also venerated as a Prophet of Islam (see Jacob in Islam) and hence commonly used as a male given name in Arab and Muslim societies. It is also used as a surname.

Nation of Islam[edit]

Other people with this given name[edit]

Medieval times[edit]

Modern times[edit]

People with this surname[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Yakup, Turkish form of the name