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What does Jacoby mean?

Jacoby \j(a)-co-by\ as a name for boys. Jacoby's root is Hebrew, and Jacoby means "he who supplants". Jacoby is a variation of Jacob (Hebrew).


Jacoby has 2 variants: Jacobi and Jacobo.

Jacoby has 47 more different forms 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.


Jacoby is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3534 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jacoby for boys. Jacoby was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #422 in the U.S. in 2008, and is currently at #593. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jacoby name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jacoby and associated names. Hamish, Jack (#41 in 2014), Jackie, Jacky, Jacob (#4), Jacques, Jaime (#468), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jakobe, Jakub, James (#9), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jay (#372), Jayme, Jim, Jimmie and Seamus (#900) are the popular varying forms of Jacoby (#593 in 2014). Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.443%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.309%, down 30.3%), with forms like Jacques, Jamey, Jamie, Jim and Jimmie becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy names for newborns among these are Jacob (#4), Jacoby (#593), Jaime (#468), Jake (#190) and Jakob (#458), with Jacob and Jake having a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Baby 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 recommended similar baby name is Jacopo. Like Jacoby, this name is not commonly used.