Italian variation of James

Giacomo Origin and Meaning

The name Giacomo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "supplanter".

Giacomo is a primo member of the Giovanni-Gino-Giancarlo-Giacomo gruppo of Italian names that are beginning to be adopted by American parents. Singer/creative baby namer Sting chose it for his son.

Giacomo has many notable native namesakes, including composer Puccini, lothario Casanova and poet Leopardi.

Giacomo Popularity

Famous People Named Giacomo

  • Giacomo CasanovaItalian adventurer and writer
  • Giacomo PucciniItalian opera composer
  • Giacomo MeyerbeerGerman opera composer
  • Giacomo AgostiniItalian motorcycle racer
  • Giacomo LeopardiItalian poet
  • Giacomo Barozzi da VignolaItalian Mannerist architect
  • Giacomo della PortaItalian Renaissance architect
  • Giacomo CarissimiItalian Baroque composer
  • Giacomo MatteottiItalian anti,Fascist politician
  • Giacomo GianniottiItalian actor
  • Giacomo Sumnerson of musician Sting