Jacobs Family History

Meaning of surname: Jacobs

Jacobs is a patronymic medieval surname. Its origin is from the given name Jacob, derived from the Latin Jacobus, itself derived from the Hebrew language personal name Yaakov, from the Hebrew word akev ("heel"). It is a common in English speaking countries. There are many variant spellings. The first record of the surname is in 1244 in the "Cartularium Monasterii de Rameseia".[1] People with the surname Jacobs include:

We found 3,123,875 Genealogy and Family History Records for Jacobs in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Jacobs surname:

3,034,759 Digital Copies of Newspapers
35,777 Pictures of Obituaries
6,541 Government Documents
190 Historical Books
46,608 Social Security Death Records

Jacobs Surname

Trace Your Family History Back to 1690

GenealogyBank can help you trace your family all the way back to 1690.

The map shows where Jacobs families lived over time.

Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Jacobs

259,356 - 85,465

79,910 - 30,339

28,592 - 17,870

13,397 - 117

Passenger Lists for Surname Jacobs

Mentions of Jacobs family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Jacobs

Mentions of Jacobs family name in Birth Records

New Search

Copyright © 2018 - NewsBank, inc.
Follow us on: