Gender: Female Origin of Jacoba: Hebrew, feminine variation of Jacob

Jacoba Origin and Meaning

The name Jacoba is a girl's name of Hebrew origin.

Now that Jacob has been the top boys' name for several years, this may come to the fore, the way Michaela did after Michael's long reign at Number One. For now, it's one of the more unusual girl names starting with J.

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Famous People Named Jacoba

Pop Culture References for the name Jacoba

Jacobine, Jakoba

Jacoba's International Variations

Diega (Spanish) Jacobella (Italian) Akiba, Akiva (Arabic) Jakobe, Jakube (Polish)


EvaThyssen Says:


Sounds odd. ja-KOH-ba or JAY-kah-ba. Odd anyways.

Essa Says:


My thoughts too! Is assumed Ja-KOH-ba because of Cobie Smulders.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Is Jacoba pronounced ja-KOH-ba or JAY-kah-ba?

Alicia1 Says:


Doesnt sound quite right, I dont like it at all.

Guest Says:


Clunky in a bad way.