Giacomo

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
464
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Giacomo

"Giacomo" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Supplanter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Late Latin Iacomus, dialect variant of Latin Iacobus, from Ancient Greek Ἰάκωβος (Iákōbos), from Ἰακώβ (Iakṓb), from Biblical Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (Yaʿăqōḇ).

  1. A male given name, cognate to James and Jacob.
  2. James (biblical character)
  3. the Epistle of James

Notable Persons Named Giacomo

Giacomo was born as the child of Gaetano Casanova and Zanetta Farussi on April 2nd, 1725 in Venice. He left this life on June 4th, 1798.

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Giacomo Gianniotti is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2010. Giacomo was born on June 19th, 1989 in Rome.

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Giacomo Bonaventura is a soccer player for the A.C. Milan, Atalanta B.C., U.S. Pergolettese 1932, Calcio Padova, Italy national under-19 football team, Italy national under-20 football team, and Italy national football team. Giacomo was born on August 22nd, 1989 in San Severino Marche, Italy.

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Giacomo Colosimo was a businessperson, boss (crime), gangster, racket (crime), businessman, crime boss, mafioso, mobster, and racketeer. Giacomo was born on February 16th, 1878 in Colosimi. Giacomo is also known as Big Jim" and "Diamond Jim". He passed away on May 11th, 1920.

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Giacomo Agostini is a motorcycle rider. Giacomo was born on June 16th, 1942 in Lovere.

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Giacomo Leopardi was a philosopher. Giacomo was born on June 29th, 1798 in Recanati. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 1837.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Giacomo

Laura San Giacomo is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1987. Laura was born on November 14th, 1962 in West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.

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She holds the title Miss Venezuela Int'l 2005, Miss International 2006, and Miss Venezuela 2005. Daniela was given the name Daniela Anette di Giacomo di Giovanni on May 15th, 1985 in Caracas. Daniela is also known as di Giacomo di Giovanni and Daniela Anette (full name).

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Vanessa Giácomo is an actor and actress. Vanessa was born Vanessa Giácomo on March 29th, 1983 in Volta Redonda.

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Salvatore was born on March 12th, 1860 in Naples. He breathed his last breath on April 4th, 1934.

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Paul Di Giacomo is a soccer player for the Kilmarnock F.C., Stirling Albion F.C., Partick Thistle F.C., Airdrieonians F.C., Ross County F.C., and Greenock Morton F.C. Paul was born on June 30th, 1982 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Franco was born on September 18th, 1932 in Amatrice.

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How popular is the baby name Giacomo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 9 0 9
1913 11 0 11
1914 21 0 21
1915 7 0 7
1916 14 0 14
1917 12 0 12
1918 7 0 7
1919 13 0 13
1920 12 0 12
1921 8 0 8
1922 8 0 8
1923 6 0 6
1924 11 0 11
1925 9 0 9
1926 7 0 7
1927 7 0 7
1928 12 0 12
1929 7 0 7
1930 9 0 9
1934 5 0 5
1935 6 0 6
1940 5 0 5
1941 8 0 8
1942 5 0 5
1943 6 0 6
1948 9 0 9
1949 10 0 10
1950 8 0 8
1952 5 0 5
1953 5 0 5
1954 6 0 6
1955 8 0 8
1956 8 0 8
1957 7 0 7
1958 11 0 11
1959 10 0 10
1960 8 0 8
1961 9 0 9
1962 6 0 6
1963 13 0 13
1964 9 0 9
1965 12 0 12
1966 11 0 11
1967 13 0 13
1968 11 0 11
1969 12 0 12
1970 17 0 17
1971 17 0 17
1972 13 0 13
1973 17 0 17
1974 15 0 15
1975 15 0 15
1976 12 0 12
1977 14 0 14
1978 10 0 10
1979 9 0 9
1980 14 0 14
1981 19 0 19
1982 12 0 12
1983 17 0 17
1984 14 0 14
1985 14 0 14
1986 14 0 14
1987 7 0 7
1988 9 0 9
1989 17 0 17
1990 17 0 17
1991 17 0 17
1992 23 0 23
1993 14 0 14
1994 21 0 21
1995 16 0 16
1996 28 0 28
1997 31 0 31
1998 31 0 31
1999 26 0 26
2000 24 0 24
2001 39 0 39
2002 37 0 37
2003 40 0 40
2004 44 0 44
2005 53 0 53
2006 56 0 56
2007 50 0 50
2008 43 0 43
2009 36 0 36
2010 37 0 37
2011 45 0 45
2012 38 0 38
2013 34 0 34
2014 31 0 31
2015 25 0 25
2016 23 0 23

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Popularity of Giacomo as a first name

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Popularity of Giacomo as a last name

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Common last names for Giacomo

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Common first names for Giacomo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Giacomo U.S.
  White 94.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.08% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Giacomo

People with the last name Giacomo are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Giacomo

  • How Popular is the name Giacomo? Giacomo is the 7,788th most popular name of all time. As a last name Giacomo was the 45,959th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Giacomo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,571 babies born with the first name Giacomo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Giacomo to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Giacomo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Giacomo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Giacomo is Tuesday, December 8th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Giacomo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Giacomo was in 2006 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Giacomo Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Giacomo is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Giacomo: Your name in reverse order is Omocaig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acmogoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Giacomo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 464 people with the last name Giacomo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Giacomo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Giacomo as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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