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Jacob

Has come in and out of vogue for over 100 years. Landed at No. 1 for the first time in 1999, knocking Michael off the top after 38 years. In the Old Testament, Jacob was born holding his twin brother Esau's heel. Namesake Jacob Grimm, the German linguist and writer, was the author of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" with his brother Wilhelm. Jacobus is the Latin form of the name. Supplanter

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Boys: Ranked #3 in 2013
Origin
Hebrew
Gender
Unisex
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Jacob Marley ( "A Christmas Carol" fictional character)
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