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Gender: Male Pronunciation: JAHK--oh-moh Meaning of Giacomo: "supplanter" Origin of Giacomo: Italian variation of James

The name Giacomo is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "supplanter". Giacomo and is often added to lists like Cool Names with a Strong O and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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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.

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Dev80 Says:


Giacomina is the female version, with the nickname "Mina".

indiefendi2 Says:


This sounds very choppy to my ears. I love Gianluca though.