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What does Jagu mean?

Jagu Pronunciation of Jagu [jagu] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Jagu is "he who supplants". Jagu is an alternate spelling of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jagu has 1 variant: Jago.

9 more alternative forms via James: Iago, Jacob, Jaime, Jame, Jamey, Jamie, Jayme, Jem and Jim.

Creative forms:
(male) Japh, Jare, ..

(female) Jale, Jasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jagu Theron (J.T.), ..

How popular is Jagu?

Jagu is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Jagu is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Jagu (not in Top 2000) are Jacob (#4 in 2015), James (#7), Jaime (#485), Jamie (#821), Jim, Jayme, Jamey and Jame. Other variants, like Jago, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jagu was widespread among parents 75 years ago (average #856) and is now much reduced (#1164, down 71%), with forms such as James becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jaime, Jame, James, Jamey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamie, Jayme, Jim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, James, Jamie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ja-, Jaap, Jace, Jack, Jaco, Jacq, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jae, Jael, Jagur, Jai, Jair, Jak, Jake, Jakub, Jan, Jano, Janus, Jaq, Jarl, Jary, Jase, Jasun, Javi, Jax, Jay, Jaye, Jazz and Jehu. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jagu.

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