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Given Name JAKOB
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YAH-kawp (German), YAH-kob (Danish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Cognate of JACOB (or JAMES).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Jacob (Swedish), Jacob (Norwegian), Jacob (Danish), Jacob, Jacobus, Sjaak (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Jockel (German), Ib, Jeppe (Danish), Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos (Dutch), Jaka, Jaša (Slovene)
FEMININE FORMS: Jacobine (Norwegian), Jacobine (Danish), 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, 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), Iakopa, Kimo (Hawaiian), Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva (Hebrew), Jakab, Jákob (Hungarian), Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas (Irish), Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo (Italian), Jacob (Jewish), Iacomus, Jacobus (Late Roman), Jokūbas (Lithuanian), Jakov (Macedonian), Hemi (Maori), Jakub, Kuba (Polish), Iago, Jaime, Jacó (Portuguese), Yakov, Yasha (Russian), Seumas, Jamie (Scottish), Jakov (Serbian), Jakub (Slovak), Jacobo, Jaime, Yago (Spanish), Yakup (Turkish), Yakiv (Ukrainian), Iago (Welsh), Kapel, Koppel, Yankel (Yiddish)
SAME SPELLING: Jákob
USER SUBMISSION: Jakób
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