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


Giacomo is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Giacomo?

Giacomo is an Italian name and derived from the Latin name Iacomus, which itself originates in the name Iacobus. The English forms of the name Giacomo are Jacob or James.

What does the name Giacomo mean?

Giacomo originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Giacomo means”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 Giacomo

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Popularity of the name Giacomo

The name Giacomo is ranked #8403 overall.

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