Name Jackob Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jackob


Jackob is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jackob?

Jackob is a Dutch form of the name Jacob, which derived from the Hebrew name Ya’aqov (יַעֲקֹב).

What does the name Jackob mean?

Jackob originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Jackob 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.

Pronunciation of Jackob

Variants of the name Jackob

Jacob Jakob Yakob

Popularity of the name Jackob

The name Jackob is ranked #607 overall.

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