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What does Iacovo mean?

Iacovo Pronunciation of Iacovo 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)



OTHER FORMS VIA JACOB Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Iacopo, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jacko, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jakov, Yakov



Iacovo Alfonso (I.A.), ..

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?

Prominent related forms of Iacovo (NOT RANKED) are Akiva (#1888 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Jacob (#13), Jacobi (#1351), Jacobo, Jacoby (#844) and Yakov (#1506). 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 (#1267, 63.1%). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Akiva, Jacob, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacoby, Yakov in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Inacio, Isacco, Ivo, Paavo and Yacov. Like Iacovo, these names are not frequently used.

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