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

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Jakob is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jakob

Jakob is a Hebrew name and derived from Ya’aqov / יַעֲקֹב.

Meaning of Jakob

Jakob 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 Jakob

Alternate spelling of Jakob

Jackob Jacob Yakob

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