Jacoba Name Meaning & Origin

Jacoba

Pronunciation: jah-KOH-bə (key)

Origin of the name Jacqueline:

Borrowed from the French, Jacqueline is a feminine form of Jacques, which is a variant of James and Jacob. Both of these names are derived from the Hebrew ya`aqob (supplanting, seizing by the heel).

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Pronounced ja-CO-bah (English) or ya-CO-bah (Dutch).

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Nicknames for Jacoba: | Edit

Jake, Jakey, Jackie, Jocoby, Coby, Cobie

Meanings and history of the name Jacoba: | Edit

Dutch feminine form of James and Jacob, meaning "supplanter".

Famous real-life people named Jacoba: | Edit

Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders, Canadian actress and former model, best known for her role as Robin Scherbatsky on the CBS TV series "How I Met Your Mother".
St. Jacoba of Settesoli, friend of St. Francis of Assisi
Jacoba Cornelia "Co" Stelma, Dutch Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics

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Jacoba, British funk-rock musical group

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