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Gender Masculine
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. SHA:K
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Meaning & History

Dutch form of JACQUES or ISAAC.
VariantsJacob, Jacobus, Jakob
DiminutiveSjakie
Feminine FormsJacoba, Jacobina, Jacobine, Jacomina
Other Languages & CulturesYakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub(Arabic) Hagop, Hakob, Sahak(Armenian) Jakes(Basque) Isaac, Jacob, James(Biblical) Iakobos, Isaak(Biblical Greek) Yaakov, Yitzhak(Biblical Hebrew) Iacobus, Isaac(Biblical Latin) Yakov(Bulgarian) Isaac, Jaume, Jaumet(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov, Jakša(Croatian) Jakub(Czech) Isak, Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Isaac, Jacob, James, Coby, Ike, Issac, Jake, Jay, Jaycob, Jaymes, Jeb, Jem, Jemmy, Jim, Koby(English) Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob(Estonian) Jákup(Faroese) Iisakki, Iikka, Iiro, Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jaska(Finnish) Jaak(Flemish) Jacques, Jacky(French) Japik(Frisian) Iago, Xacobe, Xaime(Galician) Iakob, Koba(Georgian) Isaak, Jakob, Jockel(German) Iakovos(Greek) Yakubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Itzhak, Yaakov, Yakov, Yitzhak, Akiba, Akiva(Hebrew) Izsák, Jakab, Jákob(Hungarian) Ísak, Jakob(Icelandic) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas(Irish) Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo(Italian) Isaac, Jacob(Jewish) Iacomus, Jacobus(Late Roman) Jēkabs(Latvian) Jokūbas(Lithuanian) Jakov(Macedonian) Hemi(Maori) Isak, Jacob, Jakob(Norwegian) Izaak, Jakub, Kuba(Polish) Iago, Jaime, Jacó(Portuguese) Iacob(Romanian) Isaak, Yakov, Yasha(Russian) Seumas(Scottish) Jakov, Jakša(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jakob, Jaka, Jaša(Slovene) Isaac, Jacobo, Jaime, Yago(Spanish) Isak, Jacob, Jakob(Swedish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh)
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