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Gender: Male Pronunciation: chee-AH-go Meaning of Thiago: "supplanter" Origin of Thiago: Spelling variation of Tiago, diminutive of Santiago Thiago's Popularity in 2018: #199

Thiago Origin and Meaning

The name Thiago is a boy's name of Portuguese origin meaning "supplanter".

Some high-profile soccer stars, such as Thiago Silva, have contributed to its success. The correct Portuguese pronunciation is chee-AH-go.

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Rank in US: #199

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Comments

Ogaith Says:

2019-12-25T18:18:08

The name pronunciation in Brazilian Portuguese (for most regions, but not all) is Chee-ah-go and the ch is the same as in Charles, not Chicago. It is the same for Tiago. For Portugal, some regions in Brazil and I believe also for Spanish speakers the name is pronounced Tee-ah-go.

oftenoverseas Says:

2018-01-28T14:03:06

I know a Portuguese fellow named Thiago and he pronounces it tee-AH-go.

ambercat Says:

2017-12-22T00:13:16

I could see that; for some reason the Nameberry pronunciation reminds me of a Chia Pet tv ad.

stellarvra99 Says:

2017-07-23T23:39:54

It's my future son's name, and we pronounce it Tee-ah-go. It is handsome and fits well on a man of all ages. We love it!

headintheclouds Says:

2017-04-29T08:30:05

This is one of those names that I would use in a heartbeat if I, or my partner, were of Latino/Hispanic descent. It sounds and looks industrious, very on-the-go active and just handsome.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-09-17T12:00:52

I named a character this (I always pronounced it Tee-ah-go) so, although I really like the name, I wouldn't be able to use it on a child because his character is very not childish, and I can't see it on anyone under the age of twenty. I also can't pronounce it right, after mispronouncing it for several months.

Zelliew Says:

2015-07-01T10:13:15

It would have pronunciation issues

thenamer007 Says:

2015-02-23T06:10:23

Sounds too much like Chicago

bellabella Says:

2014-10-06T03:33:26

This name is cool! I like it in Spanish.