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Meaning and Name Origin

Jacobo \j(a)-co-bo\ as a boys' name has the meaning "he who supplants". Jacobo is a variant of Jacob (Hebrew). Only rarely used as a boys' name.


Jacobo has 2 variants: Jacobi and Jacoby.

Jacobo has 47 more related variations via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Giacamo, Giacobbe, Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Hamish, Iacopo, Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacobus, Jacques, Jacquet, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamesie, Jamey, Jamie, Jamsey, Jay, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.


Jacobo is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#7751 out of 88799, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jacobo and affiliated names. Hamish, Jack (#41 last year), Jackie, Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jacques, Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jakobe, Jakub, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jay (#372), Jayme, Jim, Jimmie and Seamus (#900) are the prominent variation forms of Jacobo (#unlisted). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and have become significantly less popular since, with versions such as Jacques, Jamey, Jamie, Jim and Jimmie falling out of style. The trendier boy names in this compilation are Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190) and Jakob (#458), with Jacob and Jake going through a revival in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob, Jacoby, Jacques, Jaime, Jake, Jakob, Jakobe in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Seamus in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jakub, James, Jamie, Jay, Seamus outside U.S.

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Jacopo. Like Jacobo, this name is not commonly used.