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Jacobus Meaning


What does Jacobus mean?

The name Jacobus is of Dutch origin.

The meaning of Jacobus is "supplanter".

Jacobus is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ja-co-bus.

The Given Name Jacobus

Jacobus is a form of Jacob. See Jacob for further details.

Jacobus is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Jacobus is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jacobus Kapteyn, and Jacobus Lacobs.

Jacobus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 13,014 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Jacobus sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jacobus Name Popularity Page.

Jacobus Related Names

Jacobus is a form of Jacob.

Jacobus has the diminutives (nicknames) Cobus, Coos, Jaap, Kobus, Koos, Sjaak.

Famous Jacobuss

  • Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1901
  • Jacobus Kapteyn ~ Scientist
  • Jacobus Lacobs ~ Saint
  • Jacobus of Voragine ~ Saint

Jacobus Numerology

What will your new littleJacobus be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Jacobus Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jacobus in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jacobus.

Just for fun, see the name Jacobus in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jacobus in Nautical Flags page.