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


Jakobus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jakobus?

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

What does the name Jakobus mean?

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

Variants of the name Jakobus


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Popularity of the name Jakobus

The name Jakobus is ranked #9813 overall.

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