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

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Jakoba is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Jakoba

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

Meaning of Jakoba

Jakoba 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 Jakoba

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