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Baby Name Jacob

Meaning of Jacob - What does the name Jacob means?
Gender: Boy Name
Origin: Scandinavian
Name Meaning: Derived from the Greek Iakobos, a name derived from the Hebrew Yaakov, which is from ja'aqob (seizing by the heel, supplanting). The name is borne in the Bible by a son of Isaac who is said to have grabbed his twin brother Esau's heel upon birth, causing Jacob to be born first
Origins: View this name in other origins - American, Biblical, English, Hebrew, Scandinavian, Scottish
Variants: Jakob.
Pet forms: Cobus, Coos, Jaap (Dutch)
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