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Name Jeppe

Meaning:Yahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanterTools:

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About the name Jeppe in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
Is diminutive of:Jacob
US 2013 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Beppe, Peppe, Seppe, Beppo, Jelke, Jelle, Jelte, Jere, Jesper, Jesse     Details
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About Jacob/Jacqueline/Jakoba, the group of names with the same origin as Jeppe

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:Jacob USA 2012,  1:Diego Mexico 2007,  1:Jakub Poland 2013,  1:Thiago Buenos Aires 2010,  2:James England+Wales 1994,  2:Jokubas Lithuania 2011,  3:Jakob Slovenia 2013,  4:Diogo Portugal 2008,  4:Jacqueline England+Wales 1964,  5:Tiago Portugal 2008
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Old/original forms:Iacobus Latin, Iacomus Latin, Iakobos Old Greek, Yaakov Hebrew
Name variants:Giacoma, Jackie, Jacklyn, Jacky, Jaclyn, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaime, Jaimie, Jakoba, Jakobea, Jakobine, Jami, Jamie, Jaqueline, Jaslyn, Jayme, Jazlyn, Jazlynn, Jazzlyn, Coby, Diego, Diogo, Giacobbe, Giacomo, Iacopo, Iago, Jaakko, Jaap, Jachen, Jacob, Jacobo, Jacopo, Jacques, Jago, Jaime, Jak, Jaka, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakobus, Jakow, Jakub, James, Jamie, Jankel, Jascha, Jaycob, Jeppe, Jim, Jimi, Jimmie, Jimmy, Jokubas, Kimo, Köbi, Koby, Lapo, Seamus, Seumas, Thiago, Tiago, Yaakob, Yago, Yakup, Yankel, Yaqub   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Jeppe

SeriesRankings
Denmark2010 44,  2009 37,  2008 37,  2007 31,  2006 35,  2005 33,  2004 32,  2003 33,  2002 32,  2001 272000 31,  1999 31,  1998 30,  1997 28,  1996 30