Jacobus meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, Dutch, Old Norse, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Supplanter and Held by the Heel
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Outlandish Jacobus is originated from Hebrew, Jacobus means "Supplanter or Held by the Heel" aimed at boys is used particulary in Old Norse, Danish, Dutch, English, Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish. Jacobus is a variant of venerable, biblical and prevailing Jacob. Jacob means Heel Grabber and Held by the Heel is originated from Hebrew. Jacobus is Latin cognate of Ιακωβος, a Greek Form of the Hebrew Name יַעֲקֹב.

Variants of Jacobus

Jacob, Iacobus, Iacomus, Iakobos, Yaakov, Cobb, Jascha, Aaronjacob, Jacobalexander, Jacomus, Yakov, James, Aharon, Aaron

Names that rhyme with Jacobus

Popularity of Jacobus

Jacobus is a familiar baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 400 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 312 on boy names chart when 52 babies were given the name Jacobus. Over 100 babies in Netherlands have been named Jacobus. The name is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 20 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 6000. Over 116 people have been named Jacobus in United States. In England and Wales, it is relatively new, first appeared in 2004.

Jacobus is a rare baby name in Netherlands still in use today. Over 100 babies in Netherlands have been named Jacobus. But an extremely popular name in South Africa where every 1 in 600 have the name. At least, 110000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

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Jacobus in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Jacobus?

Planning is what keeps your mind in shape. You are always open to experience something new. If number 1 is your soul urge no, it means you should be more independent. You have a sharp focus and nothing slips your eye. You are a hard candy when it comes to romantic relationships. Follow your gut, not people. Don't settle for an ordinary life. Don't be ordinary. You are born for so much more than you think.

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  •  Delbert - Long standing and Famed Delbert is used notably in English and Dutch is rooted from Germanic and English, Delbert means "Modern or Bright Like Daytime" is given to both sexes. Among boy names, eminent Delbert managed to reach 467 in year 1969 in United States
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Namesakes of Jacobus

    Jacobus Gallus, late-Renaissance composer of Slovene ethnicity
  • Jacobus da Varagine, Italian chronicler and archbishop of Genoa
  • Jacobus Balduinus, Italian jurist
  • Jacobus van Meteren, financier and printer of early English versions of the Bible
  • Jacobus Sinapius, Bohemian pharmacist and personal doctor of Emperor Rudolf II
  • Jacobus Johannes Venter, South African statesman
  • Jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver and the son of the artist and biographer Arnold Houbraken
  • Jacobus Bellamy, Dutch poet
  • Jacobus Golius, Orientalist and mathematician based at the University of Leiden
  • Jacobus Vide, Franco-Flemish composer of the transitional period between the medieval period and early Renaissance
  • Jacobus Vaet, Flemish composer of the Renaissance
  • Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff, South African statesman
  • Jacobus Barbireau, Franco-Flemish Renaissance composer from Antwerp
  • Jacobus de Teramo, Italian canon lawyer and bishop
  • Jacobus Hoogveld, Dutch athlete
  • Jacobus de Cessolis, Italian author of the most famous morality book on chess
  • Jacobus Typotius, Flemish humanist, a native of Diest in Brabant
  • Jacobus de Belviso, Italian jurist from Bologna
  • Jacobus de Kerle, Flemish composer and organist of the late Renaissance
  • Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jacobus Henricus "Henry" van 't Hoff, Jr
  • Jacobus Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer
  • Jacobus Arminius, Dutch theologian
  • Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, South African landscape artist
  • Jacobus van Looy, Dutch painter and writer
  • Jacobus Oud, Dutch architect
  • Jacobus Duminy, South African academic
  • Jacobus Verster, South African military commander
  • Jacobus Van Cortlandt, wealthy Dutch American merchant and politician
  • Jacobus Gideon Nel Strauss, South African politician

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