Diego is a ♂ boy’s name.
Diego is a Spanish name. It originally derived from the medieval names Didacus, Didaco and Didago, but is today seen as a variant of the Hebrew name Jacob, because it derived from Medieval Spanish “Sant Yago“ (=”Saint James“), who was Saint James the Great. From this came the name Santiago and the short form Diego.
The name Diego is ranked #2162 overall.
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