Given Name JAKOB

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YA-kawp (German, Icelandic), YAH-kawp (Norwegian), YAH-kob (Danish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Cognate of JACOB (or JAMES).

Categories

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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, 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), 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 SPELLING: Jákob
USER SUBMISSION: Jakób
Entry updated July 2, 2017