Other Forms FormsGiachetto
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Meaning & History
Italianized form of JACQUET, which is a medieval French diminutive of JACQUES. Also compare GIACHES and GIACOMO. A famous bearer of this name was the Franco-Flemish composer Jacquet de Berchem (c. 1505-1567), who was known as Giachet Berchem in Italy, where he lived from his 30s until the end of his life.