Jacoba
Origin/Usage
Dutch, Hebrew
Pronunciation
yah-KO-bah
Meaning
Following after
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Jacoba is a Dutch feminine form 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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