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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jakoby

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  • A user from New York, United States says the name Jakoby is of Hebrew origin and means "From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Iacobus, which is from the Greek Iakobos, a name derived from the Hebrew Yaakov, which is from ya'aqob (seizing by the heel, supplanting).".

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 9 0 9
1993 7 0 7
1995 8 0 8
1996 7 0 7
1997 10 0 10
1998 27 0 27
1999 25 0 25
2000 38 0 38
2001 36 0 36
2002 45 0 45
2003 41 0 41
2004 30 0 30
2005 35 0 35
2006 39 0 39
2007 60 0 60
2008 103 0 103
2009 90 0 90
2010 86 0 86
2011 91 0 91
2012 74 0 74
2013 100 0 100
2014 79 0 79
2015 73 0 73
2016 62 0 62
2017 58 0 58

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Popularity of Jakoby as a first name

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Popularity of Jakoby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jakoby U.S.
  White 96.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jakoby

People with the last name Jakoby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Jakoby

  • How Popular is the name Jakoby? Jakoby is the 9,221st most popular name of all time. As a last name Jakoby was the 111,988th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jakoby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,233 babies born with the first name Jakoby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jakoby to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jakoby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jakoby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jakoby was in 2008 with a total of 103 babies.
  • Random Jakoby Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jakoby is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Jakoby: Your name in reverse order is Ybokaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ykoabj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jakoby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Jakoby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jakoby? Jakoby is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Jakobys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Jakoby born Dec 18, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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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).