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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. YA-kawp(German, Icelandic, Dutch)
YAH-kawp(Norwegian)
YAH-kob(Danish)
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Meaning & History

Form of JACOB (or JAMES) used in several languages.

Related Names

VariantsJacob(Swedish) Jacob(Norwegian) Jacob(Danish) Jacob, Jacobus, Sjaak(Dutch)
DiminutivesJockel(German) Ib, Jeppe(Danish) Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobe, Kobus, Koos(Dutch) Jaka, Jaša(Slovene)
Feminine FormsJacobine(Norwegian) Jacobine, Iben(Danish) Jacoba, Jacobina, Jacobine, Jacomina(Dutch)
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) Yakov(Bulgarian) Jaume, Jaumet(Catalan) Jago(Cornish) Jakov, Jakša(Croatian) Jakub, Jákob(Czech) Jacob, James, Coby, Jae, Jake, Jay, Jaycob, Jaye, 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) Yaƙubu(Hausa) Iakopa, Kimo(Hawaiian) Yaakov, Yakov, Akiba, Akiva(Hebrew) Jakab, Jákob(Hungarian) Séamus, Shamus, Sheamus, Séamas(Irish) Giacomo, Giacobbe, Iacopo, Jacopo, Lapo(Italian) Jacob(Jewish) Iacomus, Jacobus(Late Roman) Jēkabs(Latvian) 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) Yacouba(Western African) Kapel, Koppel, Yankel(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantsJakobsen(Danish) Jakobsen(Norwegian) Jakobsson(Swedish)
Same SpellingJákob
User SubmissionJakób

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Estonia: July 25
Germany: July 15
Sweden: July 25

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