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

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Diogo is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Diogo

Diogo is a Portuguese form of the name Diego, a Spanish variant of the Hebrew name James/Jakob.

Meaning of Diogo

Diogo means “may God protect” and “Saint James”, but as well “holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because he was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

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