Jacoby: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jacoby

A variation of the Hebrew name Jacob, meaning "supplanter" or "holder of the heel." This is not an exaggeration, as your little Jacoby will be on your heels at all times (sometimes literally) from years 1-5, at least. Hope you like pooping with an audience.

Nicknames:

Jake, Jaco, Coby.

Famous people named Jacoby:

Musician Jacoby Shaddix; football players Jacoby Jones, Jacoby "Coby" Fleener, Jacoby Ford, and Jacoby Glenn; baseball players JaCoby Jones and Jacoby Ellsbury.

Fun fact:

This name experienced a wild surge of popularity in 2007-08, bolstered by baseball player Jacoby Ellsbury, the first Native American (Navajo) in the Major Leagues. He played for the Boston Red Sox the year they won the World Series.

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