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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.JAYK
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Meaning & History

Medieval variant of JACK. It is also sometimes used as a short form of JACOB.
VariantsCoby, Jack, Jeb, Koby
DiminutiveJackie
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn African American Gjon Albanian Yohannes Amharic Yahya, Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub, Yuhanna Arabic Hagop, Hakob, Hovhannes Armenian Xuan Asturian Ganix, Ion, Jakes, Jon, Iban Basque Ivan Belarusian Jacob, James, Jehohanan, Johanan, John Biblical Iakobos, Ioannes Biblical Greek Yaakov, Yehochanan, Yochanan Biblical Hebrew Iacobus, Iohannes Biblical Latin Yann Breton Ioan, Ivan, Yakov, Yoan Bulgarian Jaume, Joan, Jan, Jaumet Catalan Jago, Jowan Cornish Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni Corsican Ivan, Jakov, Jakša Croatian Ivan, Jakub, Jan Czech Ivan, Jacob, Jakob, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Ib, Jeppe Danish Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Jan, Johan, Johannes, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos, Sjakie Dutch Johano Esperanto Jaagup, Jaan, Johannes, Juhan, Jaak, Jaakob Estonian Jákup, Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón Faroese Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jaska Finnish Jaak Flemish Jacques, Jean, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Jacky, Jeannot French Japik Frisian Iago, Xacobe, Xaime, Xoán Galician Iakob, Ioane, Ivane, Koba Georgian Jakob, Jan, Johann, Johannes, Jockel German Giannis, Iakovos, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis Greek Yakubu Hausa Iakopa, Keoni, Kimo Hawaiian Yaakov, Yakov, Yochanan, Akiba, Akiva Hebrew Iván, Jakab, János, Jákob Hungarian Jakob, Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón Icelandic Yohanes Indonesian Eoin, Séamus, Seán, Sean, Shamus, Shane, Sheamus, Séamas Irish Giacomo, Giovanni, Iacopo, Ivan, Ivano, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo Italian Jacob Jewish Iacomus, Jacobus, Johannes, Joannes Late Roman Jānis Latvian Sjang, Sjeng Limburgish Jokūbas, Jonas Lithuanian Ivan, Jakov, Jovan Macedonian Ean, Juan Manx Hemi Maori Hann, Jackin, Jan, Jankin, Jon Medieval English Jehan Medieval French Ivan, Jacob, Jakob, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jone Norwegian Joan Occitan Yahya Persian Iwan, Jakub, Jan, Janusz, Kuba Polish Iago, Jaime, João, Jacó Portuguese Iacob, Ioan, Ion Romanian Ioann, Ivan, Yakov, Yasha Russian Juhán Sami Giuanne, Juanne Sardinian Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jock, Seoc, Seumas, Jockie, Jocky Scottish Ivan, Jakov, Jovan, Jakša Serbian Ivan, Jakub, Ján Slovak Ivan, Jakob, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Jaka, Jaša Slovene Jan Sorbian Iván, Jacobo, Jaime, Juan, Yago Spanish Ivan, Jacob, Jakob, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon Swedish Yahya, Yakup Turkish Ivan, Yakiv Ukrainian Evan, Iago, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn Welsh

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