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GenderMasculine
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.SHAY-mus
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of SÉAMUS.
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 Croatian Jakub Czech Jacob, Jakob Danish Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak Dutch Jacob, James, Jae, Jamey, Jay, Jaymes, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy English Jaagup, Jaakob Estonian Jákup Faroese Jaakob, Jaakoppi Finnish Jacques French Iago, Xacobe, Xaime Galician Iakob, Koba Georgian Jakob German Iakovos Greek Yakubu Hausa Iakopa, Kimo Hawaiian Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva Hebrew Jakab, Jákob Hungarian Jakob Icelandic Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe Italian Jacob Jewish Iacomus, Jacobus Late Roman Jokūbas Lithuanian Jakov Macedonian Hemi Maori Jacob, Jakob Norwegian Jakub Polish Iago, Jaime, Jacó Portuguese Iacob Romanian Yakov Russian Seumas, Jamie Scottish Jakov Serbian Jakub Slovak Jakob Slovene Jacobo, Jaime, Yago Spanish Jacob, Jakob Swedish Yakup Turkish Yakiv Ukrainian Iago Welsh
Entry updated August 31, 2007