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Jacob Surname History
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Jacob Meaning & Etymology
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No content has been submitted about the meaning of Jacob. The following is speculative information about Jacob. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Jacob come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Jacob are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Jacob Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Jacob were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Jacob. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Jacob surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Jacob change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over time.
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Jacob Family Tree
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- Joseph (Jacob) Gideon Chambers born 1872
- Joseph Jacob 1645 - 1709
- John Jacob 1735 - 1797
- Elizabeth Jacob
- Rebecca Gaither Jacob
- Steve Jacob 1922 - 1995
- Alfred C Jacob 1920 - 2004
- James C Jacob 1918 - 1994
- Julius Jacob 1905 - 1982
- Jesse L Jacob 1927 - 2000