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pinWhat does Santana mean?

Santana /san-tana/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Santana) is pronounced san-TAN-ah. It is of Spanish origin. A blend of Saint and Anna, after the fashion of Sinclair. Rock guitarist Carlos Santana has made the name familiar.


Santana has 1 variant: Santanna.

Santana has 3 more related forms via Sinclair: Sinclaire, Sinclare and Synclair.

Kreatif forms: Sactana, Santanasi, Santasi. [more]

pinHow popular is Santana?

Santana is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#710 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Santana for boys. Santana entered the list in 2006 and reached its highest position of #879 in the U.S. then, and is at #887 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Santana name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Santana and corresponding names. The only other popular related form of Santana (#887 last year) rated in the Top 1000 is Anna. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.29%) and is now much less (usage 0.0565%, down 80.5%), with the version Anna becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Santana, Anna in U.S.

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

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Santana is pronounced similarly to Santino. Like Santana, this name is not frequently used.