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
1579 Jakemyne AuFr p. 89; 1580 Jakemyns ibid. Harlen; 1583 Jakemyne ibid. Meijnet; 1584 Jaquemynken ibid. Peene; 1585 Jacomynken ibid. p. 91, Jaquemynken ibid. p. 84; 1586 Jacomyne ibid. Hoeven; 1587 Jacominken ibid. Lammans, Jacomyne ibid. Ruijtinck, Jacomyntken ibid. Ranst, Jaquemine ibid. Loer; 1588 Jaquemynken ibid. Lampsen; 1589 Jacolynkgen ibid. Boije, Jacomyntken ibid. Swerte; 1591 Jacomyne ibid. p. 89, Jacomyntken ibid. p. 91; 1593 Jacomyntken ibid. Bruijnijnck; 1595 Jacomynken ibid. Hoeck; 1596 Jacomynken ibid. Damman, Jacomyntken ibid. Tiers; 1597 Jacolijnken ibid. Cornet; 1599 Jacomynken ibid. Tijbouts
Early Modern English
1556 Jacobin StAnthonlin p. 11; 1562 Jakett BarnstapleBap p. 12; 1563 Jackett COmar-vol2 p. 47
Middle French
1568 Jacqueline WCS p. 3; 1568/9 Jacquemine ibid. p. 4; 1569 Jacquemine ibid. p. 40; 1570 Jacquemine ibid. p. 6; 1573 Jacqueline ibid. p. 41; 1574 Jacquemine ibid. p. 9, Jaqeline ibid. p. 10; 1577 Jaquemine ibid. p. 86; 1578 Jaqueline ibid. p. 14; 1583 Jaqueline ibid. p. 18, Jaquemine ibid. p. 103; 1588 Jacqueline ibid. p. 89; 1595 Jacquemine ibid. p. 25, Jaqueline ibid. p. 26; 1599 Jacqueline ibid. p. 27
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, Jaquelot ibid. p. 170
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, Iacoma (nom) ibid. 1460; 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: A. Brown, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Jacoba". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Jacoba.