♂ Name Diego – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Diego

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Diego is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Diego

Diego is a Spanish variant of the Hebrew name Jacob or James (originally Ya’aqov / יַעֲקֹב).

Meaning of Diego

Diego means “Saint James” and “may God protect”, “holder of the heel” or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel).

Pronunciation of Diego

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