What does Giacomo mean?
Giacomo [gi-a-co-mo] as a boys' name is pronounced JOCK-a-moh. It is of Italian and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Giacomo is "he who supplants". Variant of James and Jacob. The name of one of musician Sting's sons.
Associated with: supplants (victory).
Related boy name: Gino.Creative forms:
(male) Gilcomo, Stacomo, ..
(female) Giacola, Giacori, .. Middle name pairings:
Giacomo Channing (G.C.), ..
How popular is Giacomo?
Giacomo is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#45909 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Gino (#1061 the previous year), Jacob (#4), Jacobo and James (#7) are the popular varying forms of Giacomo (not ranked). Other forms, like Giacobbe, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Giacomo was more pronounced among parents 8 decades ago (usage of 5.38%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 1.62%, ▼69.9%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Giacinto, Palomo and Salomo. Like Giacomo, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.