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


Yago is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Yago?

Yago is a Spanish form of the Hebrew name James or Jacob.

What does the name Yago mean?

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

Variants of the name Yago


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Popularity of the name Yago

The name Yago is ranked #2846 overall.

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