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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jacobs, W. W. Jacobs, William Wymark Jacobsnoun

    English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

  2. Jacobs, Jane Jacobsnoun

    United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)

  3. Jacobs, Aletta Jacobsnoun

    Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)


  1. Jacobsnoun

    testicles (sometimes spelt Jacob's)

  2. Jacobsnoun

    derived from Jacob.

  3. Etymology: Cockney rhyming slang - Jacob's Cream Crackers = knackers


  1. jacobs

    Jacobs is often used as a surname of Jewish origin which means "Son of Jacob" and it may also refer to a company or place named after a person with that surname. However, without a specific context, it's not possible to provide a more accurate definition.


  1. Jacobs

    Jacobs is a town in Ashland County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 835 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Glidden is located within the town.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jacobs

    a German Greek scholar, born at Gotha; editor of "Anthologia Græca" (1767-1847).

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jacobs is ranked #257 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jacobs surname appeared 118,614 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 40 would have the surname Jacobs.

    74.2% or 88,106 total occurrences were White.
    16.7% or 19,820 total occurrences were Black.
    3.7% or 4,448 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.5% or 2,989 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 2,562 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 700 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jacobs in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jacobs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Jacobs in a Sentence

  1. Lara Trump:

    Don't wait, return Donald Trump Jr. ballot now, make Donald Trump Jr. vote count for Republican Chris Jacobs and get Donald Trump Jr. ballot in the mail by Monday, June 22.

  2. Xavier Becerra:

    We call on the public to help bring their killers to justice, we owe the Jacobs family and all their loved ones nothing less.

  3. Joe Biden:

    We agree that it’s the best interest of all three — and of Congressman Jacobs himself — that he forgoes a run for reelection and returns to civilian life. We wish him only the best in his future endeavors.

  4. Boston Celtics:

    Paul Jacobs don't want to have unintended consequences of any rule so it really needs to be discussed and deliberated, but I think the feeling is there in the NBA that we want to be gender neutral, we want to be race neutral and it's all about a meritocracy.

  5. Scott Rosenwasser:

    Were you expecting to see happiness, warmth and contentment when Markeis McGlockton went outside the store after hearing that the defendant, over here, was confronting Britany Jacobs in the parking lot ? i don't even understand the nature of that question.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    A observe
    B blur
    C conceal
    D moan

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