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yaku

DIMINUTIVE OF:
jakes, iacques
FORM OF:
jacob, james
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YAʿăQōḇ > YAʿAKOV
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YAʿAKOV (יעקב)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Late Latin “Iacobus”, from the Greek “Iakobos (Ἰάκωβος)”, meaning “Supplanter, held by the heel, heel-grabber, leg-puller”. In turn the name derives from the Hebrew root “ʿqb > Yaʿakov”, meaning "to follow, to be behind", and it refers to the circumstances of Jacob's birth when he held on to the heel (Hebrew: ʿaqeb) of his older twin brother Esau. Jacob, as described in the Hebrew Bible, the Talmud, the New Testament, the Qur'an and Baha'i scripture was the third patriarch of the Hebrew people with whom God made a covenant, and ancestor of the tribes of Israel, which were named after his descendants. In the Hebrew Bible, he is the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the grandson of Abraham, Sarah and of Bethuel. Jacob is venerated as a Prophet of Islam, the name is commonly used as a first name in Arab and Muslim societies.
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Usage

  • basquebasque

Related names

VARIANTS
basque
jaime, jakes, iacques, yakue, xanti

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Italian - Medieval
Iacobo
albanian
jakob, jakub, jakup, jakov
ancient greek
iakōb, iakōbos
arabic
yakub
armenian
hakob, Yakob
belarusian
yakub, jakaŭ
bosnian
jakub, jakup, jakov
breton
jakes, jagu, jagut, jacut, jak, jakez, jakezig
bulgarian
yalkov, zhekov, Yakov
catalan
jaume
croatian
jakob, jakov
czech
jakub, jakoubek, jokubas, jákob
danish
jacob, jacobus, jakob, jakub, jakup, Iacobus
dutch
jacob, jacobus, jakob, jakobus
english
jacob, jaycob, james, jaymes, jamison, jaime, jamieson, jamie-lee, jamie lee, jamielee
estonian
jakob, jaakob, jaagup
faroese
jacob, jákup, jakku
filipino
jaime
finnish
jacob, jacobus, jakob, james, jakup, jaakob, jaakoppi, jaakkoo, Jaakuppi
french
jacob, jacques
frisian
jakip
georgian
iakob
german
jacob, jacobus, jakob, james, jakub, jakobus
greek
iakóv, iákovos, yángos, gyánkos
greenlandic
jacob, jakob
hawaiian
iakopa, iakoba, iakopo
hebrew
yalkov, yaakov, akiba, akiva, ya'akov, Yakov
hungarian - magyar
jakab, jákob, jákób
icelandic
jakob, jakub, Jakop
irish
jacob, james, sÉamus, shamus, sÉamas, sheamus, seamus, shéamais
italian
giacobbe, giacomo, jacopo, iacopo, Giaime
kazakh
zhaqyp, zhakip
latin
jacōbus, jacōmus, iacōb, iacōbus, jacōb, iacōmus, Iacōbinus
latvian
jēkabs, jākubs, jakobs, jakovs, jeks, jeska, jezis, kubischu, Džeimss
lithuanian
jokūbas, jokūbu, jocubas, jecis, jekebs, jçkaba
norwegian
jacob, jacobus, jakob, james, jakub, jakup, Jakop
old norse
jacobus, jakob, Jakaupr
old swedish
jacob, jacobus, jakob, Jacop, Jakaup, Jakop
polish
jakub
portuguese
jaime, jacÓ
russian
yalkov, iakov, Yakov
scottish
james, hamish, sÉamus, seumas, seamus
serbian
jakov
slovak
jakub
slovene
jakob, jakobe
spanish
jacobo, jaime
swedish
jacob, jacobus, jakob, james, jakub, jakup, Jakop
turkish
yakup
ukrainian
yakiv
welsh
jacob, james

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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