Diego::james    Jacob::santiago    Names::spanish    Given::diago    Surnames::found    Common::saint

{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}}{{#invoke:Side box|main}} Diego is a Spanish masculine given name. It derives from a re-analysis of Sant Yago ("Saint Jacob"), viz. in reference to Saint James the Greater, re-analysed as San Diego.

In today's Spanish-speaking countries, Diego and Santiago are common as given names; Diego, Santiago and Sandiego are found as surnames. The forms Tiago, Thiago, Diago and Diogo are seen mostly in Portuguese speaking (Lusophone) countries.

Diego sections
Intro  History   Patronymic  See also  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: History