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

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Thiago is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Thiago

Thiago is a Portuguese variant of James and a short form of Santiago.

Meaning of Thiago

Thiago 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 Thiago

Alternate spelling of Thiago

Thyago Tiago Tyago

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