What does Yago mean?
Yago [ya-go] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Yago is "he who supplants". Yago is an alternate form of Iago (Spanish, Welsh, Hebrew): version of James. Yago is also a variation of Yaakov (Hebrew): comedian Yakov Smirnov.
Associated with: supplants (victory).
(male) Yego, Yeogo, ..
(female) Yaki, Yako, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Yago?
Yago is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#55237 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Yago (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Yaakov (#1017 in recent rankings) and Yakov (#1543). These forms of Yago were at the apex of their popularity in 2015 (median #1280). Yaakov has historically been preferred by parents. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Yago is alike in pronunciation to Ugo. Other suggested similar names are Dago, Drago, Fargo, Hugo▲, Ingo, Largo, Togo, Yaar, Yael, Yale, Yann, Yanno, Yasr, Yegor, Ygor and Yvo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yago.See names in meaning and etymology.