Jacobus
Origin/Usage
Dutch, Hebrew
Pronunciation
yah-KO-bus
Meaning
Following after
More info about the name "Jacobus"

Jacobus is a Dutch variant of Jacob. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God', and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.

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Cobus, Kobus

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