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


Jacobus is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Jacobus

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

What is the meaning of the name Jacobus?

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

Variants of the name Jacobus


Popularity of the name Jacobus

The name Jacobus is ranked #9516 overall.

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