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Origin Of The Surname Jacobs

Meaning Of The Surname Jacobs


Interesting Facts About Jacobs

You can find this surname spelt in a few different ways such as Jacubs, and Jakobs it actually derives from the forename Jacob. Jacob can be found in the bible and derives from the Hebrew forename Yakoov. This was thought to have come from the Hebrew word ‘akev’ which means ‘heel’. The first recording of this family name dates back to 1244.

Jacobs Statistics

Jacobs is the number 255 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 32,761 share the surname Jacobs in the UK.

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