Jascha Name Meaning & Origin
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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A very rare name used almost predominately by Ashkenazi Jews. It's a pet name for Jacow, which is a Russian variant of Jacob.
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The Jascha I know is in his mid-twenties, studying to be a doctor and, like his namesake, is a fantastic violinist.
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Jascha Heifetz, a Lithuanian violinist often called the best violinist of all time.
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