Jacobi

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jacobi

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  1. German mathematician (1804-1851)

Notable Persons Named Jacobi

Jacobi was born on December 31st, 1984 in Bermuda.

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Jacobi Goodfellow is a soccer player.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jacobi

Derek Jacobi is an actor/director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1961 to present. Derek was given the name Derek George Jacobi on October 22nd, 1938 in Leytonstone, London, England.

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Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi was a scientist in the field of mathematician. Carl was born on December 10th, 1804 in Potsdam. He passed away on February 18th, 1851.

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Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi was a philosopher. Friedrich was born on January 25th, 1743 in Düsseldorf. He passed away on March 10th, 1819.

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Lou Jacobi was an actor. Lou was given the name Louis Harold Jacobovitch on December 28th, 1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He left this life on October 23rd, 2009.

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Moritz Hermann von Jacobi was a scientist in the fields of physics and engineering. Moritz was born on September 21st, 1801 in Potsdam. He passed away on March 10th, 1874.

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Mary was given the name Mary Corinna Putnam by her parent George Palmer Putnam on August 31st, 1842 in London, UK. She left this life on June 10th, 1906.

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How popular is the baby name Jacobi in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 8 0 8
1974 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1977 14 0 14
1978 15 0 15
1979 11 0 11
1980 15 0 15
1981 9 0 9
1982 34 5 29
1983 30 0 30
1984 29 8 21
1985 30 6 24
1986 31 7 24
1987 29 5 24
1988 37 7 30
1989 30 5 25
1990 42 9 33
1991 47 12 35
1992 111 21 90
1993 67 13 54
1994 52 5 47
1995 63 11 52
1996 70 11 59
1997 74 10 64
1998 102 13 89
1999 96 12 84
2000 108 14 94
2001 120 13 107
2002 135 10 125
2003 128 7 121
2004 119 11 108
2005 113 11 102
2006 124 0 124
2007 160 12 148
2008 200 12 188
2009 184 0 184
2010 174 5 169
2011 169 7 162
2012 152 9 143
2013 151 7 144
2014 148 0 148
2015 141 6 135
2016 143 5 138
2017 120 0 120
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Jacobi

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Popularity of Jacobi as a first name

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Popularity of Jacobi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jacobi U.S.
  White 93.88% 64.26%
  African American 1.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jacobi

People with the last name Jacobi are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jacobi

  • How Popular is the name Jacobi? Jacobi is the 4,615th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jacobi was the 9,161st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jacobi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,651 babies born with the first name Jacobi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jacobi to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jacobi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Jacobi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jacobi is Monday, September 28th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Jacobi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jacobi was in 2008 with a total of 188 babies.
  • Random Jacobi Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jacobi is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Jacobi: Your name in reverse order is Ibocaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ocbaji. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jacobi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,563 people with the last name Jacobi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jacobi? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Jacobi as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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