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

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Kobe is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Kobe

Kobe is a Dutch diminutive of the name Jakob. Besides, the given name derived from the name of a Japanese city notable for the origin of Kobe beef.

Meaning of Kobe

Kobe 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.

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