Meaning of Diego

Meaning of Diego
Name
it Diego
Gender
Male
Meaning
Name of Spanish origin; it derives in its turn from the ancient Latin name Didacus and from the Greek Didachós. It is connected to the verb didáskein “to instruct”: the meaning is therefore “well-educated, instructed”. According to other theories it's associated to the name of Santiago and it represents one of its deformations.
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In Italy about 49788 people are called Diego
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