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Meaning of Jaap

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The name Jaap has the following meaning:

"A supplanter" or "one who replaces".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Jaap is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Jaap for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Jame, of which the name Jaap is a variant.
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The name Jaap is very likely a(n) Dutch variant of the name Jame.

See other suggested Dutch boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Jame.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jaap and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jaap: Boys - Amarion, Amos, Benjamin, Cohen, Dor, Harrell, Jeremiah, Johan, Judd, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Sampson, Samson, Tobias, Zackary, Zayden, Girls - Atha, Athalia, Migdalia, Sherilyn, Tamara, Both genders - Anna, Ariel, Betty, Dagan, Dagen, Dalit


The name Jaap is a variant of Jame. Other popular variants of the name Jame are: Diego (Spanish), Hagop (Armenian), Jaap (Dutch), Jacque (French), Jaem, Jaemes, Jaim, Jaimes, Jaimie, Jamesy, Jamez, Jameze, Jamies, Jamison, Jamse, Jamyes, Jamze, Jascha, Jasha, Jayines, Jaym, Jaymes, Jaymz, Jemes, Jiminy, Jimmy, Jocko, Seamas (Irish), Semus (Irish), Seumas (Irish), Shamas (Irish)


We think the name Jaap should fall under the following style category: Hebrew.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jaap to be: A strong and down-to-earth man

In one word, you might describe Jaap as a(n) "strong" person.

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