Jakoba - Meaning of Jakoba

What does Jakoba mean?

[ syll. ja-ko-ba, jak-oba ] The baby girl name Jakoba is pronounced JHAEKOWBAH †. Jakoba's origin is Hebrew, and its use, German. The meaning of Jakoba is 'Yahweh may protect; holder of heel; supplanter'. It is a biblical name derived from yahweh 'name of God' ; aqeb meaning 'heel' ; aqab 'to supplant, to cheat'. The generic name has been used in the Old Testament of the Bible. Also used by the twelve apostles. Jakoba is the feminine form of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Jacob.

Forms of the name include the Italian Giacoma, the English and Hebrew Jacoba, the German Jakobea, the German Jakobine, and the Hebrew Yakova.

See also the related categories, yahweh (god), hebrew, biblical, and german.

Jakoba is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Jakoba include Jehoshyba, Jieva, Jobea, Joseva, Jovia, Joxepa, Jubea, Jubia, Geovonna, Gevea, Geveah, Gevia, Geviah, Giacoba, Giacobba, Ginneva, Giuseppa, Gypsea, Jakobea, and Jehosheaba.

† approx English pronunciation for Jakoba: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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