What does Santino mean?
Santino /san-ti-no/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Spanish derivation, and the meaning of the name Santino is "the saints". Santino is an alternate spelling of Santos (Spanish): Santino means "little saint". Compare last name Santini. See also Sonny.
How popular is Santino?
Santino is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#31530 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Santino for boys. Santino was first listed in 2002 and reached its peak position of #613 in the U.S. in 2012, and is presently at #632. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Santino and associated names. Sonny (#891 the previous year), Santos (#909) and Santo are the popular related forms of Santino (#632 the previous year). Usage of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.305%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.142%, down 53.4%), with the versions Santos, Sonny and Santo becoming less fashionable. Santino (#632) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)