Diego

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Gender: M Meaning of Diego: "supplanter" Origin of Diego: Spanish variation of James Diego's Popularity in 2016: #129

The energetic Diego is rising rapidly along with a lot of other authentically Spanish choices that work perfectly well with Anglo surnames.

Possibly a derivative of Santiago, Diego is a Sevillian saint, and one notable cultural namesake is Mexican painter Diego Rivera.

Famous People Named Diego

Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, indigenous Mexican who saw visions of the Virgin Mary
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, Spanish painter
Diego Maria de la Concepcion Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera (y Barrientos Acosta y Rodriguez), Mexican muralist
Diego Forlan, Uruguayan footballer
Diego Klattenhoff, Canadian actor
Diego Armando Maradona, Argentine footballer
Diego Luna, Mexican actor
Diego da Silva Costa, Brazilian footballer
Diego Ribas da Cunha, Brazilian footballer
Diego Pablo Simeone, Argentine footballer and manager
Diego Alberto Milito, Argentine footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Diego

Diego, main character on animated series "Go, Diego, Go!;" cousin of Dora the Explorer
Don Diego Vega aka Zorro, character in the Zorro films
Diego, the saber-toothed tiger in the Ice Age Movies
Diego, character in the movie "Sky"
Diego Rosales, character in Cassandra Clare's "The Dark Artifices" series
Diego Armando aka Godot, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'
San Diego, California, USA

Santiago, Dago

Diego's International Variations

Diogo (Portuguese)