Jacoby Name Meaning & Origin

Jacoby

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Origin of the name Jacoby:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacobus, which is from the Greek Iakōbos, a name derived from the Hebrew Yaakov, which is from ya'aqob (seizing by the heel, supplanting).

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Comments and insights on the name Jacoby: | Edit

Is this pronounced JAY-kob-ee or ja-KOH-bee?

To the above: it is pronounced ja-KOH-bee ('KOH' rhyming with 'toe').

Personal experiences with the name Jacoby: | Edit

The only Jacoby I know is a girl.

Nicknames for Jacoby: | Edit

Jake, Jack, Coby, Jay
Coco

Meanings and history of the name Jacoby: | Edit

From a surname meaning "son of Jacob".

Famous real-life people named Jacoby: | Edit

Jacoby Shaddix, singer of Papa Roach
Jacoby Ellsbury, Major League Baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox.

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