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What does Yago mean?

Yago Pronunciation of Yago 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): form of James. Yago is also a variation of Yaakov (Hebrew): comedian Yakov Smirnov.


ASSOCIATED WITH supplants (victory)


RELATED FORMS VIA IAGO, YAAKOV Jago, Yaacob, Yachov, Yacov, Yakob, Yakov



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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?

Prominent varying forms of Yago (UNLISTED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Yaakov (#1097 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Yakov (#1506). These forms of Yago reached the apex of their popularity in 2017 (MEDIAN #1276) and have remained as popular to this day. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yaakov, Yakov in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yago and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yago is alike in pronunciation to Ugo. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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