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PronouncedPron.ee-A-gaw WelshGalician
ee-AH-go English
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Meaning & History

Welsh and Galician form of JACOB. This was the name of two early Welsh kings of Gwynedd. It is also the name of the villain in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Othello' (1603).
VariantsXacobe Galician Jacó Portuguese
Feminine FormJaqueline Portuguese (Brazilian)
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, Jakob, Ib, Jeppe Danish Jacob, Jacobus, Jakob, Sjaak, Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos, Sjakie Dutch 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 Iakob, Koba Georgian Jakob, Jockel German Iakovos Greek Yakubu Hausa Iakopa, Kimo Hawaiian Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva Hebrew Jakab, Jákob Hungarian Jakob Icelandic Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas Irish Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Giacobbe, Lapo Italian Jacob Jewish Iacomus, Jacobus Late Roman Jokūbas Lithuanian Jakov Macedonian Hemi Maori Jacob, Jakob Norwegian Jakub, Kuba Polish Iacob Romanian Yakov, Yasha Russian Seumas, Jamie Scottish Jakov, Jakša Serbian Jakub Slovak Jakob, Jaka, Jaša Slovene Jacobo, Jaime, Yago Spanish Jacob, Jakob Swedish Yakup Turkish Yakiv Ukrainian Kapel, Koppel, Yankel Yiddish

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Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute