Jacobo is a name for a boy of Hebrew origin with two different meanings. Traditionally it means "God will reward", but etymologically its meaning is "held by the heel". In any case, due to its attractive characteristics, it may be the perfect name for your child.
Although it is not one of the most frequent names, its use is not strange or outdated, but rather provides an air of distinction and height like few others. He celebrates his name day on August 13, which is the day of San Jacobo.
Because of the meaning of his name, Jacobo has a very influential personality capable of becoming a true leader. Jacobo triumphs in social relationships for his wit, sympathy and elegance, being also a natural seducer. His intelligence and creativity lead him to achieve success in any project he undertakes.
The name Jacobo is not widely used in the Hispanic world, but its English variant Jacob is more frequent. In addition, Jacobo belongs to the same family of names in which we find some as popular as Jaime, Diego, Yago or Santiago. The amount of variants that it offers both in Spanish and in other languages, make Jacobo one of the most versatile names.
It may help you to choose the name of the baby to go to the biblical tradition to find the first character who bore this name, Jacob or James, patriarch of Israel. We can also point out that Jacobo has been used frequently within noble and aristocratic families, so it is a name full of strength and distinction.
There are many characters that we know who have borne or bear the name of your son, such as Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, Duke of Alba and father of the popular Duchess of Alba or Jacob Dylan, musician and son of one of the greatest singers of all time, Bob Dylan.
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of August, consult our calendar of the names of August saints. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your birthday.
And in addition, we have the most complete guide to baby names for boys and girls. Here you will find all the baby names arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.
Laura Velez. Contributor to our site
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