Jacoby Name Meaning & Origin
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).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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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
The only Jacoby I know is a girl.
- Nicknames for Jacoby
Jake, Jack, Coby, Jay
- Meanings and history of the name Jacoby
From a surname meaning "son of Jacob".
- Famous real-life people named Jacoby
Jacoby Shaddix, singer of Papa Roach
Jacoby Ellsbury, Major League Baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox.
- Jacoby in song, story & screen