Giacomo
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
JAH-ko-mo
Meaning
Following after
More info about the name "Giacomo"

Giacomo is an Italian variant of James, ultimately derived from Jacob. Jacob is derived from the Hebrew name 'Yaakov', which means 'following after'. This is derived from the Hebrew words 'Yahweh', which means 'God', and 'aqeb', which means 'heel'. In the Bible, Jacob was born after Esau, holding after Esau's heel.

Famous Giacomos

Giacomo Casanova - author
Giacomo Puccini - composer

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