GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: san-TYA-gho (Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "Saint James", derived from Spanish santo "saint" combined with Yago, an old Spanish form of JAMES, the patron saint of Spain. This is the name of the capital city of Chile, as well as several other cities in the Spanish-speaking world.
DIMINUTIVES: Diego (Spanish), Diogo, Tiago (Portuguese), Thiago (Portuguese (Brazilian))
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Xanti (Basque), Dídac (Catalan), Didacus (Medieval Spanish)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017