[ 3 syll. ja-co-by, jac-oby ] The baby boy name Jacoby is pronounced JHAHK-ow-Biy-, YaaKOWBay or YaaKOWBiy- †. Jacoby has its origins in the Hebrew language, and it is used largely in Hebrew and English. The name is probably from a surname derived from the first name Jacob.
Jacoby is a variation (Hebrew) of Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).
The origin and thus the meaning of Jacoby is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related category hebrew.
Jacoby is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity increased from the 1980s up to the 2000s. At the peak of its usage in 2008, 0.032% of baby boys were named Jacoby. Its ranking then was #423. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #844 with a usage of 0.013%. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Jacoby, Jacob was the most regularly used. Its use outnumbered Jacoby's by 45 times in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Jacoby include Jacobi, Jacobey, Jacobie, Jacobo, Jacopo, Jocoby, Joosepi, Jooseppi, Jusuf, Eusbio, Euseby, Eusébio, Giacopo, Giuseppe, Giuseppee, Giuseppey, Giuseppi, Giuseppie, Giuseppy, and Yaacov.
† Pronunciation for Jacoby: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"