Jacobo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb), from Classical Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (Yaʿăqōḇ). Compare Diego, Santiago, Yago.

Proper noun[edit]

Jacobo (m)

  1. James, the son of Zebedee in the Bible.
  2. James, the son of Alpheus in the Bible.
  3. James, the brother of Jesus; Santiago.
  4. A male given name of biblical origin; equivalent to Jacob or James.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Marcos 3:17:
    Y á Jacobo, hijo de Zebedeo, y á Juan hermano de Jacobo; y les apellído Boanerges, que es, Hijos del trueno.