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What does Giacobbe mean?

Giacobbe Pronunciation of Giacobbe [gi-a-cobbe] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Giacobbe means "he who supplants". Giacobbe is an Italian form of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


3 different relations via Jacob: Giacobo, Giacomo and Giacopo.

Creative forms:
(male) Giacobin, Inacobbe, ..

(female) Giagia, Giane, ..

Middle name pairings:
Giacobbe Dash (G.D.), ..

How popular is Giacobbe?

Giacobbe is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#25735 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Giacobbe (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Jacob (#4 the previous year). Other forms, like Giacomo, are uncommon. This relation of Giacobbe was popular with parents 2 decades ago (#1) and is now significantly less popular (#4, 54.8%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anscombe (see Anscom), Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabbo, Gabby, Gabe, Gabie, Gable, Gamble, Giacamo, Giacinto, Gibb, Gibbe, Gibbes, Gibbs, Gibby, Gideone, Gillbie (see Gilby), Gilmore, Holcombe, Jakobe, Newcombe, Whitcombe and Wycombe. Like Giacobbe, these names are not commonly used.

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