Jakob Ammann (also Jacob Amman, Amann) (12 February 1644 – between 1712 and 1730) was an Anabaptist leader and namesake of the Amish religious movement.
Jakob Chychrun (born March 31, 1998) is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Jakob Luke Dylan (born December 9, 1969) is an American singer and songwriter.
Jakob Fugger of the Lily (Jakob Fugger von der Lilie) (6 March 1459 – 30 December 1525), also known as Jakob Fugger the Rich or sometimes Jakob II, was a major German merchant, mining entrepreneur and banker.
Jakob Hoff Oftebro (born 12 January 1986) is a Norwegian actor.
Jakob Pöltl (born October 15, 1995) is an Austrian professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Jakob Erik Silfverberg (born 13 October 1990) is a Swedish professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Jakob Sporrenberg (16 September 1902 – 6 December 1952) was a SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Polizei in Minsk, Belarus and Lublin, Poland.
Jakob Weiseborn (22 March 1892 in Frankfurt – 20 January 1939 in Flossenbürg) was a German SS-Sturmbannführer (major) and the first commandant of Flossenbürg concentration camp.