Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KO-bee
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Masculine or feminine diminutive of Jacob.

Related Names

VariantsJake, Jeb, Koby
Other Languages & CulturesYacoub, Yakub, Yaqoob, Yaqub(Arabic) Hagop, Hakob(Armenian) Jakes(Basque) Yakau(Belarusian) Jacob, James(Biblical) Iakob, Iakobos(Biblical Greek) Yaakov(Biblical Hebrew) Iacob, Iacobus(Biblical Latin) Zhaklina, Yakov(Bulgarian) Jaume(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov, Žaklina, Jakša(Croatian) Jakub, Jákob(Czech) Jacob, Jakob, Ib, Iben, Jeppe(Danish) Jacob, Jacoba, Jacobus, Jacomina, Jakob, Sjaak, Coba, Jaap, Jacobina, Jacobine(Dutch) Jaagup, Jaak, Jaakob(Estonian) Jákup(Faroese) Jaakko, Jaakob, Jaakoppi, Jaska(Finnish) Jaak, Kobe(Flemish) Jacqueline, Jacques(French) Japik(Frisian) Iago, Xacobe, Xaime(Galician) Iakob, Koba(Georgian) Jakob, Jockel(German) Iakovos(Greek) Yaƙubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva(Hebrew) Jakab, Jákob(Hungarian) Jakob(Icelandic) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus(Irish) Giacoma, Giacomina, Giacomo, Giacobbe(Italian) Jacob(Jewish) Iacomus, Jacobus(Late Roman) Jēkabs(Latvian) Jokūbas(Lithuanian) Jakov, Žaklina, Zhaklina(Macedonian) Hemi(Maori) Jacob, Jacobine, Jakob, Iben(Norwegian) Jakub, Kuba(Polish) Iago, Jaime, Jacó(Portuguese) Jaqueline(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Iacob(Romanian) Yakov, Yasha(Russian) Hamish, Jamesina(Scottish) Seumas(Scottish Gaelic) Jakov, Žaklina, Jakša(Serbian) Jakub(Slovak) Jakob, Jaka, Jaša(Slovene) Jacobo, Jaime, Yago(Spanish) Jacob, Jakob(Swedish) Yakup(Turkish) Yakiv(Ukrainian) Iago(Welsh) Yacouba(Western African)

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Entry updated July 28, 2009