Ib is a ♂ boy’s name.
Ib is a Danish short form of the Hebrew name Jakob.
Ib originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Ib means “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.
The name Ib is ranked #9921 overall.
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Last updated: 4/13/2022
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