Given Name AKIBA

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hebrew
OTHER SCRIPTS: עֲקִיבָא (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: ah-KEE-vah   [details]

Meaning & History

Form of YAAKOV. Akiba ben Joseph was a prominent 1st-century Jewish sage.
VARIANTS: Akiva, Yaakov, Yakov
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yakub, Yaqoob, 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), Jakov, Jakša (Croatian), Jakub (Czech), Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe (Danish), Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos, Sjakie (Dutch), Jacob, James, Coby, Jae, Jake, Jamey, Jay, Jaycob, Jaymes, Jeb, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Koby (English), Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob (Estonian), Jákup (Faroese), Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jaska (Finnish), Jaak (Flemish), Jacques, Jacky (French), Japik (Frisian), Iago (Galician), Iakob, Koba (Georgian), Jakob, Jockel (German), Iakovos (Greek), Iakopa, Kimo (Hawaiian), Jakab, Jákob (Hungarian), Jakob (Icelandic), Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas (Irish), Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo (Italian), Jacob (Jewish), Iacomus, Jacobus (Late Roman), Jokūbas (Lithuanian), Jakov (Macedonian), Hemi (Maori), Jacob, Jakob (Norwegian), Jakub, Kuba (Polish), Iago, Jaime, Jacó (Portuguese), Iacob (Romanian), Yakov, Yasha (Russian), Seumas, Jamie (Scottish), Jakov, Jakša (Serbian), Jakub (Slovak), Jakob, Jaka, Jaša (Slovene), Jacobo, Jaime, Yago (Spanish), Jacob, Jakob (Swedish), Yakup (Turkish), Yakiv (Ukrainian), Iago (Welsh), Kapel, Koppel, Yankel (Yiddish)