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What does Jacobo mean?

Jacobo Pronunciation of Jacobo [ja-cobo] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Jacobo is "he who supplants". Jacobo is a Spanish, Portuguese form of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jacobo has 2 variants: Jacobi and Jacoby.

22 more relations via Jacob: Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Iacopo, Iacovo, Iakob, Iakobos, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jackob, Jackobus, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobus, Jacopo, Jago, Jakeb, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov and Jakub.

Creative forms:
(male) Jacojo, Jocobo, ..

(female) Jacoor, Jacosa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jacobo Kollin (J.K.), ..

How popular is Jacobo?

Jacobo is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#4346 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jacobo was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #1504 in the U.S. in the year 2003, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacobo name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jack (#40 from recent data), Jackie (#1725), Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacobi (#1317), Jacoby (#655), Jakeb, Jakob (#523), Jakobe (#1174) and Jakub (#1690) are the prominent variation forms of Jacobo ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Jacobo were popular with parents 16 years ago (adoption of 2.4%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 1.4%, down 43%), with versions such as Jackie becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacobo, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacobi, Jacoby, Jakeb, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakub in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jacob, Jakob, Jakub outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Balbo, Ballbo, Gabbo, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jachim, Jachin, Jacian, Jacindo, Jacinto, Jackson, Jacot, Jacq, Jacqin, Jacque, Jacson, Jacy, Jadon, Jairo, Jalon, Jamon, Jamond, Janko, Jano, Janos, Jareb, Jarod, Jaron, Jaronn, Jason, Javon, Jaxon, Jeromo, Jimbo, Joao, Job, Jobe, Joby and Jocko. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jacobo.

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