Diego Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \di(e)-go\
Number in U.S 👶 110,000
Rate in 2021 224
Numerology 🔢 4
Name origin 🌍 Spanish

Meaning of Diego

Etymology and meaning of the name Diego:


Diego is a boy name which means a person who supplants. Diego has a complicated derivation hierarchy. Diego is the Spanish variant of the name James which came from the name Jacob. Jacob is the first step in originality; it is a Hebrew name which got different words in Spanish and English.

In English, it changed to James and in Spanish, it varied to Diego. Diego has complicated history as the Greek name Iacomus was abbreviated to Iaco and then to Yago. After that, Iago was lengthened into Tiago and shortened to Diego.

To add more, Diego has a Latin origin name Didacus which means an expert or a teacher. This way you will confuse more!


Personality of the boy name Diego:


He is a person with discipline, punctuation and planning. He is full of energy and sense of life. He is time consumer, takes his time and is always in time. He tries to use his golden times as best as possible. He is never in a hurry and therefore he always has time to do his works on time.

He likes structing and building. He is in love with engineering. He does not like stressful life and occupation. He is trustworthy, reliable and the person anybody can count on him anytime.

He is hard worker and full of integrity. In friendship, he is always a backbone of a relationship and tries to connect all t each other. If he feels sad about his friend, he will be the person who is pioneer for the peace. He needs friends and especially intimate friends. He takes care of his buddies very well and respect them as much as they love. He resents fight and use of force under any condition.


There is a negative point in his personality which is his shyness in stating his thoughts and needs directly to others and this will be a total disaster for him in some situations.

On the opposite side, he is so efficient and works his best. He is so determined that nothing can break him. He is so serious while he is working and very kind while he is with his friends!

People react to this personality very good a they see him as an intuitive, sensitive and reliable person. They find you attractive in attracting the opposite sex. They know you are passionate and emotional and also very good hearer when people express their problems to you.


Lucky colors: bright blue and gray

Lucky day: Thursday

Favorite careers: builder, teacher, educator, keeper of stores, lawyer, engineer


Popularity of the name Diego:


In 1960s, Diego became a popular name in the U.S. and grew in prominence until 1980s. In 2002, it ranked among the Top 100 most famous names. In recent decades, there is a growing number of Diego named babies in the U.S. which means American people became more interested in Spanish names than ever.

For the past three decades, Diego was recorded more than 100,000 times in SSAD database.

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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Diego?
The origin of the name Diego is Spanish.
*️⃣ How many people are named Diego?
Almost 110000 people are named Diego.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Diego?
The names of Damian, Damien, Damon, Damion, Demian