Comments for the name Diego

Comments for DIEGO:

This name is not pronounced Dye-go, it is pronounced Dee-ay-go.
-- Anonymous User  9/11/2006
It's pronounced DYE-go! It's a Spanish name, and that's the way it's pronounced, not only in Spanish-speaking countries, but everywhere. Don't try to be smart about something you don't know or you've heard from some other (non-hispanic) Americans.
-- HellsAngel  12/3/2009
It's pronounced dee-AY-go.
-- earthnut  1/14/2007
Diego is pronounced: De-AY-go.
-- Black Irish  6/26/2008
I have only heard this pronounced de-AY-go.
-- Anonymous User  12/23/2008
I think a lot of people here are misinterpreting the pronunciation guide ("DYE-go") as "DIE-go". It is only in the "Spanglish" of the USA that this name is pronounced dee-AY-go. DYE-go is not like dye/die (homophones) plus go. It is D then Y as a consonant, E which (when said with the correct accent) can sound similar to AY, and then "go." I like this name, it's cute. It will always be associated with Dora the Explorer's friend/brother/cousin or whatever he is, though.
-- Bazinga  1/7/2012

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