Forename directory - Names / meaning for "Jacob"

Information about "Jacob"

For this Jacob there are 23005 different names on Yasni.

Most common last names for Jacob are: Obi, Abraham, Ackah

In the ranking of the most common first names Jacob is on position 276.

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Meaning of "Jacob"

Male first name (English, Scandinavian, Dutch): Jacob; protect Yahweh may, heel holder; deceives him; Hebrew (Old Testament): Yahweh = (Name of God); AKEB = the heel; akab = cheat displace, meaning actually 'He ( May God) to protect '; interpreted but already in the Old Testament Folk etymology as' heel-holder' and 'he cheats / he repressed', the Old Testament is Jacob son of Isaac and the father of 12 sons, who create the 12 tribes of Israel, Jacob is have been maintained at the birth of his twin brother Esau in the heel, to become the first-born (hence the above name interpretations); in the New Testament are James the Younger and James the two apostles of Jesus

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