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xJaakko
Origin/Usage
Finnish, Hebrew
Pronunciation
YAH-ko
Meaning
Following after
More info about the name "Jaakko"
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Jaakko is a Finnish variant of Jacob. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God', and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.

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Famous Jaakkos

Jaakko Friman - speed skater
Jaakko Nyberg - footballer

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