Thiago: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Thiago

The Portuguese form of James, meaning “supplanter.” The correct Portuguese pronunciation is chee-AH-go, so if you’re going with that, make sure you don’t mind correcting people 2,457,000 times. Unless you just move to Portugal, which may be worth it after a while.

Nicknames:

Tago, Chago.

Famous people named Thiago:

Brazilian footballers Thiago Ribiero and Thiago da Silva; Italian footballer Thiago Motta; Spanish footballer Thiago Alcántara. Basically a whole bunch of footballers.

Fun fact:

There is a character in J.K. Rowling’s series A History of Magic in North America named Thiago Quintana.

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