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JACOBS Family HistoryThis medieval surname with variant spellings Jacubs, Jakobs, etc. is a patronymic of the given name Jacob, from the Latin Jacobus, itself coming from the Hebrew personal name Yakoov, which is traditionally interpreted as deriving from the Hebrew "akev" meaning "heel". In the Bible, this is the name of the younger twin brother of Esau who took advantage of the latter's hunger and impetuousness to persuade him to part with his birthright "for a mess of potage". Jacob was said to have been born holding on to Esau's heel. The surname dates back to the mid 13th Century (see below). Church Records include Henry Jacobs who married Sarah Harris on May 12th 1684 in the Church of St...
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