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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."
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.
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.
More information is included under the topic Early Jacobo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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..
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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