Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:He who supplants; Holder of the heel; May God protect
Iakobos is a masculine name of Greek origin, acting as the root for the Hebrew names Jacob and James. Meaning “he who supplants” or “holder of the heel,” this name has strong biblical connections and can be a great choice if you want to share your faith with baby. In the Christian Bible, Jacob is described as being born holding the heel of his twin brother Esau, possibly trying to be the firstborn son. This could be a great choice if you can already sense baby’s ambitious side. Iakobos may also translate to “may God protect” and can encourage your little one to see your family or home as a safe space for them. For a name that serves as an older version of a classic name, Iakobos is sure to inspire their old soul.
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