Jēkabs

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded in 1610. Ultimately from Hebrew, cognate to English Jacob and James.

Proper nounEdit

Jēkabs m

  1. Jacob (Biblical figure)
  2. James (Biblical figure)
  3. A male given name.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: There were 1029 persons named Jēkabs in Latvia on May 21st 2010.