Jacobson Family History
Jacobson Name Meaning
English Swedish Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Jacob denoting ‘Jacob's son’. In North America this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages including Scandinavian (see 2 below) and in some cases Croatian Jakobović (which is from the personal name Jakob ). Americanized form of Swedish Jacobsson or Jakobsson and Danish Norwegian North German or Dutch Jacobsen or Jakobsen all cognates of 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press