What does Iacovo mean?
Iacovo [ia-co-vo] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Iacovo means "he who supplants". Iacovo is an alternate spelling of Jacob (Hebrew).
ASSOCIATED WITH supplants (victory)
VARIANT AkivaCREATIVE FORMS
(male) Iacogo, Incovo, ..
(female) Iacona, Iacope, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Iacovo Osvaldo (I.O.), ..
How popular is Iacovo?
Iacovo is an unusual first name for males. Iacovo is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Iacovo (NOT RANKED) are Akiva, Jacob (#4 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Jacobi (#1317), Jacobo, Jacoby (#655) and Yakov (#1543). Other variants, like Giacopo, are seldom used. These relations of Iacovo were at the peak of their popularity in 1999 (MEDIAN #1317) and are now much less popular (#1253, ▼53.5%). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Inacio, Isacco, Ivo, Paavo and Yacov. Like Iacovo, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.