Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Jacoba f. Fem. of Jacob.

The name of a 13th C Italian saint.

In England, Latin Jacoba often represented vernacular James, which was used by both men and women. For more information, see Withycombe s.n. Jacoba.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Jacomyne BoonenGes p. 347, Jacquelyne ibid. p. 326, Jacquemeyne ibid. p. 365
England
Dutch
1589 Jacolynkgen AuFr Boije; 1593 Jacomyntken ibid. Bruijnijnck; 1596 Jacomynken ibid. Damman; 1597 Jacolijnken ibid. Cornet
Early Modern English
1556 Jacobin StAnthonlin p. 11; 1562 Jakett BarnstapleBap p. 12; 1563 Jackett COmar-vol2 p. 47
Walloon
1583/4 Jacqueminne RWC p. 8; 1583 Jacquenine ibid. p. 437; 1584 Jacqmine ibid. p. 8, Jacquemine ibid. p. 437, Jacqueminne ibid. p. 8; 1590/1 Jaqueline ibid. p. 441; 1590 Jaqueminne ibid. p. 14, Jaquenne ibid. p. 13; 1591 Jacquemine ibid. p. 16, Jaqueline ibid. p. 19, Jaquemine ibid. p. 17; 1591/2 Jaquemine ibid. p. 19; 1592 Jacqueminne ibid. p. 24; 1592/3 Jaqueline ibid. p. 25, Jaquemine ibid. p. 25, Jaqueminne ibid. p. 25; 1593 Jaqueline ibid. p. 27, Jaquemine ibid. p. 28; 1593/4 Jaquemine ibid. p. 30; 1593 Jaqueminne ibid. p. 28; 1594 Jaqueline ibid. p. 33, Jaquemine ibid. p. 33, Jaqueminne ibid. p. 33
France
Latin
1270 Jaquelota (nom) NDParisII 2-XLI; 1503 Iaquemine (dat) MHCG2 278
Old French
1292 Jaquete (obl) HistHdVParis p. 113; 1296 Jaqueline paris1296 p. 11; 1299 Jaqueline (obl) HistHdVParis p. 145; 1313 Jacqueline Paris1313 p. 9, Jaqueline ibid. p. 6
Middle French
1421 Jaquette favier 1098; 1438 Jaquete ibid. p. 291, Jaquette ibid. 209; 1551 Jaqueline HistHdVParis no. 21b; 1562 Jacqueline RegPCC-1 p. 10; 1563 Jacqueline ibid. p. 18, Jaqueline ibid. p. 34; 1564 Jaqueline ibid. p. 45, Jaquette ibid. p. 50; 1565 Jaqueline ibid. p. 109; 1566 Jaqueline ibid. p. 199; 1567 Jaqueline ibid. p. 280; 1568 Jaqueline ibid. p. 381; 1570 Jaqueline ibid. p. 434; 1571 Jaqueline ibid. p. 444, Jaquette ibid. p. 446; 1572 Jaquelin ibid. p. 494, Jaqueline ibid. p. 489
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Iacoba (nom) BBC-Berg 96; 1348 Iacobam (acc) INP 19, Iacobe (gen) ibid. 19; 1366 Iacoba (abl) Livi 107; 1368 Jacopa (nom) ibid. 236; 1387 Iacoba (nom) Venditti II-25; 1521 Iacoba (nom) VitAs2 III; 1522x1532 Iacoba (nom) DSF p. 57, 18
1366 Iacominam (acc) Livi 1, Iacopinam (acc) ibid. 51; 1367 Iacomina (nom) ibid. 155, Iacominam (acc) ibid. 158; 1368 Iacobinam (acc) ibid. 186
Italian
1513x1521 Iacobella LeoX p. 23
Scotland
Latin
1388 Jacoba (nom) morton-vol1 9, Jacobam (acc) ibid. 9, Jacobe (gen) ibid. 9
Switzerland
Latin
14thCx1478 Jaqueta (nom) Ob-SPVn (153), Jaquete (gen) ibid. (78); 1343 Jacoleta (nom) ibid. (145)
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Jacoba". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Jacoba.