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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. YA-kawp(German, Icelandic, Dutch)
YAH-kawp(Norwegian)
YAH-kob(Danish)
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Meaning & History

Cognate of JACOB (or JAMES).
VariantsJacob(Swedish) Jacob(Norwegian) Jacob(Danish) Jacob, Jacobus, Sjaak(Dutch)
DiminutivesJockel(German) Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos(Dutch) Jaka, Jaša(Slovene)
Feminine FormsJacobine(Norwegian) Jacobine(Danish) Jacoba, Jacobina, Jacobine, Jacomina(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesYakub, 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, 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) Iakovos(Greek) Yakubu(Hausa) 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) Jēkabs(Latvian) Jokūbas(Lithuanian) Jakov(Macedonian) Hemi(Maori) Jakub, Kuba(Polish) Iago, Jaime, Jacó(Portuguese) Iacob(Romanian) Yakov, Yasha(Russian) Seumas, Jamie(Scottish) Jakov, Jakša(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jacobo, Jaime, Yago(Spanish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh) Kapel, Koppel, Yankel(Yiddish)
Same SpellingJákob
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