Name Diogo Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Diogo


Diogo is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Diogo?

Diogo is a Portuguese form of the name Diego, a Spanish variant of the Hebrew name James or Jacob.

What does the name Diogo mean?

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.

Pronunciation of Diogo

Popularity of the name Diogo

The name Diogo is ranked #6050 overall.

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