English, Scottish, and Dutch feminization of Jacob, Hebrew

Jacobina Origin and Meaning

The name Jacobina is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "supplanter".

Another, more feminine, female form of Jacob sometimes heard in Scotland.

Famous People Named Jacobina

  • Jacobina Mentz MaurerBrazilian religious leader who led the Revolt of the Muckers
  • Jacobina MartinAmerican author and daughter of Judith Martin

Jacobina in Pop Culture

  • The name may be related to the romantic cause of the Scottish Jacobite movement of the 17th and 18th centuries to keep Stuart kings on the throne of England.
  • Jacobina Aureatype of evergreen shrub
  • Jacobinacity in Brazil