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What does Santa mean?

Santa /san-ta/ as a girls' name. Santa's root is Spanish, and Santa means "holy". Santa is an alternate form of Santana (Spanish).


Kreatif forms:
(female) Saita, Salta, ..

(male) Saner, Santaer, ..

How popular is Santa?

Santa is a very popular first name for women (#1224 out of 4276, Top 29%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#13522 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Santa for girls. Santa entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #809 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Santa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Santa outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Santa and affiliated names. The only other popular variation form of Santa listed in the Top 2000 is Santana (#1937 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Santa was more pronounced in the year 1992 (median #1425) and has become significantly diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Santa, Santana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Santa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Santa is alike in pronunciation to Sinty. Other recommended names are Barta, Danita, Hanita, Janita, Lanita, Lata, Marta, Mata, Minta, Ranita, Saba, Sabra, Sacha, Sada, Sadia, Safia, Sahra, Saida, Salma, Samma, Samya, San, Sana, Sanda, Sande, Sandi, Sandy, Sanna, Sannah, Sanny, Santsia, Sanzia, Sara, Sarha, Sarita, Sarka, Sarra, Sasa, Sasha, Sato, Sayda, Seana, Seanna, Sena, Shana, Shanda, Shanea, Shania, Shanita, Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantal, Shantay, Shante, Shanti, Shaunta, Shawnta, Shonta, Siana, Sina, Sintra, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Sunita, Synda, Syntha, Tanita, Vanita, Waneta, Wanita, Zaneta and Zanita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Santa.