AKIBA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hebrew
OTHER SCRIPTS: עֲקִיבָא (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: ah-KEE-vah   [key]
Meaning & History
Variant of YAAKOV. Akiba ben Joseph was a prominent 1st-century Jewish sage.
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VARIANTS: Akiva, Yaakov, Yakov
DIMINUTIVES: Kapel, Koppel, Yankel
OTHER LANGUAGES: Yakub, Yaqub (Arabic), Hagop, Hakob (Armenian), Jakes (Basque), Jacob, James (Biblical), Iakobos (Biblical Greek), Yaakov (Biblical Hebrew), Iacobus (Biblical Latin), Yakov (Bulgarian), Jaume, Jaumet (Catalan), Jago (Cornish), Jakob, Jakov, Jakša (Croatian), Jakub (Czech), Ib, Jacob, Jakob, Jeppe (Danish), Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Kobe, Kobus, Koos, Sjaak, Sjakie (Dutch), Coby, Jacob, Jae, Jake, James, Jamey, Jay, Jaycob, Jaymes, Jeb, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Koby (English), Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob, Jakob (Estonian), Jaakko, Jaakoppi, Jaska (Finnish), Jacques (French), Japik (Frisian), Iago (Galician), Iakob, Koba (Georgian), Jakob (German), Iakopa, Kimo (Hawaiian), Jakab, Jákob (Hungarian), Séamas, Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus (Irish), Giacobbe, Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Lapo (Italian), Iacomus, Jacobus (Late Roman), Jokūbas (Lithuanian), Jakov (Macedonian), Hemi (Maori), Jacob, Jakob (Norwegian), Jakub, Kuba (Polish), Iago, Jacó, Jaime (Portuguese), Yakov, Yasha (Russian), Jamie, Seumas (Scottish), Jakov (Serbian), Jakub (Slovak), Jaka, Jakob, Jaša (Slovene), Jacobo, Jaime, Yago (Spanish), Jacob, Jakob (Swedish), Yakup (Turkish), Yakiv (Ukrainian), Iago (Welsh)
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