What does Santino mean?
Santino /san-ti-no/ as a boys' name is of Spanish derivation, and the meaning of the name Santino is "the saints". Santino is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ino, of Santos (Spanish): Santino means "little saint". 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 from current records), Santos (#909) and Santo are the popular related forms of Santino (#632 from current records). Usage of these relations of Santino was common among parents during the years 1930-1939 (average #695) and is somewhat lower today (#858, ▼53.4%), with the versions Santos, Sonny and Santo becoming less fashionable. Santino is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Santino▲ is alike in pronunciation to Santana and Santanna. Other recommended similar baby names are Antino, Martino, Sabino, Salvino, Sanctio, Sandino, Sanjiro, Santiaco, Santiago▲, Santigo, Sanzio, Savino, Shandon, Swanton and Swinton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Santino.