First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: The supplanter
- Hebrew: God's grace
First name variations: Jakob, Jacobo, Jacopo, Jacoba, Jacobson, Jacobi, Jacobine, Jacobina, Jayme, Jacques, Jacinto, Jascha, Jake, Jackob, Jakub, Jackson, Jeb, Cob, Cobb, Giacobo, Giacomo, Iago, Iacovo, Yago, Yaacov, Yacov, Yakov, Jaccob, Jachob, Jaco, Jacobb, Jacub, Jaecob, Jaicob, Jalu, Jecis, Jeks, Jeska, Jocek, Jock, Jocob, Jocobb, Jokubus, Jacob, Johnny, Johnnie, Jock, Jocko, Johann, Johan, Jenner, Janos, Jovan, Juan, Johannes, Johnson, Johnavon, Jansen, Janson, Jones, Jackson, Jenkins, Hanson, Hansen, Jonnel, Hans, Ivan, Ian, Iaian, Eoin, Sean, Shawn, Shane, Seain, Zane, Jaenda, Janco, Jantje, Jian, Joen, Johne, Jone, Jontavius, Johahn, Johanan, Johane, Johannan, Johaun, Johon, Jehan, Jehann, Jenkin, Jenkins, Jenkyn, Jenkyns, Jennings, Jens, Jense, Jentz, Jones, Joenes, Joennes, Joenns, Johnsie, Joness, Jonesy, Juhana, Juha, Juhanah, Juhanna, Juhannah, Juho, John
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and English: from a Middle English personal name,
Jakke, from Old French Jacques, the usual French form of
Latin Jacobus, which is the source of both Jacob and
James. As a family name in Britain, this is almost exclusively
- English and Welsh: from the same personal name as 1,
taken as a pet form of John.
- German (also Jäck): from a short form of the personal name Jacob.
form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.
Famous people with this first name:
Famous people who gave their babies this name:
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
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