♀ Name Jacoba – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jacoba

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Jacoba is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Jacoba

Jacoba is a feminine variant of the boy’s name Jacob, which is a Hebrew name and derived from (originally Ya’aqov / יַעֲקֹב).

Meaning of Jacoba

Jacoba 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.

Pronunciation of Jacoba

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