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The Spanish surname Jacobo is of noble and ancient decent, and is of patronymic origin. Patronymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from the personal name of the father of the initial bearer. Thus, the surname Jacobo signifies "descendant or son of one named Jacob."

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The surname Jacobo was first found in the southern region of Andalusia, in Seville. However, the name was probably brought to Spain by people whose roots are found in Flanders.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobo, Jacome, Jacob, Jacobs, Jaco, Jaca and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jacobo research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1482 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Jacobo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Jacobo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Jacome Cops Coezman who arrived in Peru in 1555; Felipe Jacome de Villalpando who settled in the Spanish Main in 1592; and Dolores Jacome who settled in Puerto Rico in 1857..

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  • Cesar Chavez Jacobo (b. 1985), Dominican professional basketball player
  • Clara Jacobo, Italian opera singer in the 1920s
  • Ignacio Jacobo (b. 1894), Mexican lawyer and professor
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    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
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    The Jacobo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jacobo Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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