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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

Form of JACOB (or JAMES) used in several languages.
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, Iben(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)
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