Late Latin, from Greek Iacōb, from Hebrew Yaʽăqōbh
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Jacob.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jacob. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.
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