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Name Group Jacob/Jacqueline/Jakoba

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Group info:
Meaning/translation:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:original, etymological meaning might be He (God) may protect
 but already in the Old Testament the name is interpreted as holder of the heel or supplanter
 in the Old Testament Jacob is a son of Isaac and the father of 12 sons who will found the 12 tribes of Israel
 during birth Jacob held the heel of his twin brother Esau for becoming the first-born (thus the given name interpretations)
 in the New Testament James the Elder and James the Younger are two disciples of Jesus
Words:yahweh = (the name of God) (name of the one God according to the Old Testament)  Hebrew
 aqeb = the heel  Hebrew
 aqab = to supplant, to cheat  Hebrew
Topics:12 Apostles, Interesting, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:James USA 1990,  1:Jacob USA 2012,  1:Diego Mexico 2007,  1:Jakub Poland 2015,  1:Thiago Buenos Aires 2014,  2:Jokubas Lithuania 2011,  3:Jakob Austria 2015,  3:Jakov Croatia 2012,  4:Diogo Portugal 2008,  4:Jacqueline England+Wales 1964
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanJakoba, Jakobea, JakobineJakob, Jakobus, Köbi
Portuguese Diogo, Iago, Tiago
Scandinavian Jacob, Jeppe
Dutch Jaap, Jacob
Swiss German Köbi
EnglishJackeline, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacquelyn, Jaime, Jaimie, Jami, Jamie, Jaquelin, Jaslyn, Jayme, Jazlene, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, JazzlynCoby, Jacob, Jake, Jakobe, James, Jamie, Jaycob, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Koby
ItalianGiacomaGiacobbe, Giacomo, Iacopo, Jacopo, Lapo
FrenchJacqueline, JaquelineJacques
Spanish Diego, Jacobo, Jago, Jaime, Thiago, Yago
Maltese Jayme
Polish Jakub
Czech Jakub
Scottish Jamie, Seumas
Malay Yaakob
Turkish Yakup
Lithuanian Jokubas
Irish Seamus
Albanian Jak
Slovenian Jaka
Finnish Jaakko, Jimi
Rhaeto-Romanic Jachen
Russian Jakow, Jascha
Serbo-Croatian Jakov
Arabic Yaqub
Hebrew Yaakov
Icelandic Jakop
Latin Iacobus, Iacomus
Yiddish Jankel, Yankel
Hawaii Kimo
Old Greek Iakobos
Name variants:

23 female and 55 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
GiacomaItalian
JackelineEnglish
JackieEnglish
JacklynEnglish
JackyEnglish
JaclynEnglish
JacquelineFrench
JacquelynEnglish
JaimeEnglish
JaimieEnglish
JakobaGerman
JakobeaGerman
JakobineGerman
JamiEnglish
JamieEnglish
JaquelinEnglish
JaquelineFrench
JaslynEnglish
JaymeEnglish
JazleneEnglish
JazlynEnglish
JazlynnEnglish
JazzlynEnglish

NameLanguages of Use
CobyEnglish
DiegoSpanish
DiogoPortuguese
GiacobbeItalian
GiacomoItalian
IacobusLatin
IacomusLatin
IacopoItalian
IagoPortuguese
IakobosOld Greek
JaakkoFinnish
JaapDutch
JachenRhaeto-Romanic
JacobDutch, Scandinavian, English
JacoboSpanish
JacopoItalian
JacquesFrench
JagoSpanish
JaimeSpanish
JakAlbanian
JakaSlovenian
JakeEnglish
JakobGerman
JakobeEnglish
JakobusGerman
JakopIcelandic
JakovSerbo-Croatian
JakowRussian
JakubCzech, Polish
JamesEnglish
JamieEnglish, Scottish
JankelYiddish
JaschaRussian
JaycobEnglish
JaymeMaltese
JeppeScandinavian
JimEnglish
JimiEnglish, Finnish
JimmieEnglish
JimmyEnglish
JokubasLithuanian
KimoHawaii
KöbiGerman, Swiss German
KobyEnglish
LapoItalian
SeamusIrish
SeumasScottish
ThiagoSpanish
TiagoPortuguese
YaakobMalay
YaakovHebrew
YagoSpanish
YakupTurkish
YankelYiddish
YaqubArabic