I was curious about the origin of the name Conrad, a guy my wife and I know. So I googled, and found a site called Behind the Name, where you can type in any name and you will find the origin and original meaning, as well as famous historical people that had the name. Interestingly, my wife’s name Dyany is not in their database. Her Mom found the name in genealogy records from the 1600s. I already knew that Jacob is of Hebrew origins, but I didn’t know that the Hebrew spelling is Ya’aqov. Very cool, makes me want to change my online handle from Yacoubean to this. 🙂 Yacoubean is actually from the Tad Williams Otherland series, which had a bad guy named Yacobean (I misspelled it the first time I used it!).
- Post author:yacoubean
- Post published:October 29, 2006
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