Jakub
Origin/Usage
Czech, Hebrew
Pronunciation
YAH-kup
Meaning
Following after
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Jakub is a Czech 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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