Given Name JACOBUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: yah-KO-bus (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latin form of JACOB, also used in Dutch.
VARIANTS: Jacob, Jakob, Sjaak (Dutch), Iacomus (Late Roman)
DIMINUTIVES: Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Jacoba, Jacobina, Jacobine, Jacomina (Dutch)
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, 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, Xacobe, Xaime (Galician), Iakob, Koba (Georgian), Jakob, Jockel (German), Iakovos (Greek), Yakubu (Hausa), Iakopa, Kimo (Hawaiian), Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva (Hebrew), Jakab, Jákob (Hungarian), Jakob (Icelandic), Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas (Irish), Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo (Italian), Jacob (Jewish), 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)
Entry updated October 20, 2016