What does Jacobus mean?

Definitions for Jacobus

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Jacobus.

Did you actually mean jacobs or jew bush?


  1. Jacobusnoun

    A former English gold coin from the Jacobite period.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jacobusnoun

    an English gold coin, of the value of twenty-five shillings sterling, struck in the reign of James I

  2. Etymology: [See Jacobite.]


  1. Jacobus

    A Jacobus is an English gold coin of the reign of James I, worth 25 shillings. Isaac Newton refers to the coin in a letter to John Locke: The Jacobus piece coin'd for 20 shillings is the hide41 [sic]: part of a pound Troy, and a Carolus 20s piece is of the same weight. But a broad Jacobus is the 38th part of a pound Troy.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jacobus

    ja-kō′bus, n. a gold coin of James I. worth 20s.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jacobus

    a gold coin of the reign of James I., worth 25 shillings.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Jacobus

    The Scottish sovereign, valued at 25s., which became current in England also at the union of the two crowns in the person of King James I.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jacobus is ranked #12900 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jacobus surname appeared 2,383 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Jacobus.

    92.4% or 2,203 total occurrences were White.
    3.4% or 82 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 44 total occurrences were Black.
    1.1% or 28 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

How to pronounce Jacobus?

How to say Jacobus in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jacobus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jacobus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Jacobus in a Sentence

  1. Krishan Patel:

    I welcome the news that Jacobus Pharmaceuticals has now received approval for Jacobus Pharmaceuticals product to treat pediatric LEMS. I urge Catalyst to respond by lowering its own outrageous prices. If not, Congress must act. the adult LEMS community is thrilled and trying to move forward in getting the new drug through off-label.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    This week marks a victory for patients with LEMS and American taxpayers, and a blow to the greed of Big Pharma, suffering patients used to receive life-saving medication for free from Jacobus Pharmaceuticals -- until a competitor, Catalyst, bought the rights to the drug, received market exclusivity, and started charging $ 375,000 a year to those in desperate need.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Jacobus

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Jacobus »


Find a translation for the Jacobus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Jacobus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 22 Mar. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Jacobus>.

Discuss these Jacobus definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for Jacobus? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    • A. helm
    • B. reciprocal
    • C. hodgepodge
    • D. lumberman

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Jacobus: