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Jacob

How to Pronounce Jacob

Syllable : Ja·cob

Spell : [jey-kuh b for 1, 3; French zha-kawb for 2]

Phonetic : /ˈdʒeɪ kəb for 1, 3; French ʒaˈkɔb for 2/


Jaco Name Meaning

Jaco Name Gender : Boy Names

Jaco Name Origin : The origin of the name Jaco is Portuguese baby names

Meaning Of Jaco : Jaco name meaning is a form of Jacob.

In addition to these data about Jaco name meaning, Jaco name is a boy name that starts with J and letter J means that your J is for justice, you are honest, loyal, reliable and sincere and you want to improve the lives of others, you may try too hard to please everyone, you have a clever mind and are very talented. However, you have to work at motivating yourself to make the most of your talents. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Jaco name. If you know more about Jaco name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Jaco. If you consider Jaco name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Jaco : Jamin Jasen Javaro Jantje Jackson .

Etymology Of The Name Jacob

Masculine proper name, name of Old Testament patriarch, son of Isaac and Rebecca and father of the founders of the twelve tribes, from Late Latin Iacobus, from Greek Iakobos, from Hebrew Ya'aqobh, literally "one that takes by the heel" (Gen. xxviii:12), a derivative of 'aqebh "heel." The most popular name for boys born in the U.S. from 1999 through 2008. Jacob's ladder, in various transferred uses from 1733, is from Gen. xxviii:12.

Jacob Name Definition

noun : Jacob, Francois Jacob (French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920))

noun : Jacob ((Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God'))

Popularity Of Jacob

For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Jacob is 15816, representing about 0.893900 percent of all male births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Jacob name popularity by states.

CountryPopularity rank
united states popular baby namesUnited States4
England and Wales popular baby namesEngland and Wales4
Ireland popular baby namesIreland53
united kingdom popular baby namesScotland19
Canada popular baby namesCanada8
Australia popular baby namesAustralia12
New Zealand popular baby namesNew Zealand10
netherland popular baby namesNetherland142
netherland popular baby namesNetherland793
sweden popular baby namesSweden51
norway popular baby namesNorway190
france popular baby namesFrance2948
austria popular baby namesAustria178

Jacob Name In Other Languages

Spell Jacob Name In Nautical Flags

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Jacob Name In Braille Alphabet

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Jacob Name In Morse Code

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