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

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Jacobus is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jacobus

Jacobus is a Latin form of the name Jacob, which is of Hebrew origin.

Meaning of Jacobus

Jacobus 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 Jacobus

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