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


Jakoba is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jakoba?

Jakoba is a female variant of the masculine name Jakob, which is a name of Hebrew origin and derived from “Ja’akow”.

What does the name Jakoba mean?

Jakoba originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Jakoba means “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant).

Pronunciation of Jakoba

Variants of the name Jakoba


Popularity of the name Jakoba

The name Jakoba is ranked #11237 overall.

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