Jakob Name Meaning & Origin

Jakob

Pronunciation: JAY-kəb (key)

Origin of the name Jacob:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacobus, which is from the Greek Iakōbos, a name derived from the Hebrew Yaakov. The name has its root in ya`aqob (seizing by the heel, supplanting). The name is borne in the Bible by the father of twelve sons who became the progenitors of the twelve tribes of Israel. Pet: Jake.

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Jakob is the "stardart"/more common spelling of the name Jacob in most European countries.

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Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers -- Son of Bob Dylan
Jakob Danger Armstrong - Youngest child of Green Day vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong and his wife Adrienne Armstrong

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