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

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Jago is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jago

Jago is a Spanish and Cornish form of the name Jakob. Jago is also the name of a character in Shakespeare’s play “Othello”.

Meaning of Jago

Jago means “may God protect” and “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 Jago

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