♂ Name Ib – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Ib

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Ib is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Ib

Ib is a Danish short form of the Hebrew name Jakob.

Meaning of Ib

Ib means “may God protect” and “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because he was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

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