Meaning and Name Origin
Santino \s(a)-nti-no, san-tino\ as a boys' name is of Spanish derivation, and the meaning of the name Santino is "the saints". Santino is a variation of Santos (Spanish): Santino means "little saint". Popular choice for a baby name. See also Sonny.
Santino is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#34800 out of 88799, Top 39%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Santino and associated names. Popular related forms of Santino (#632 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Sonny (#891 the previous year), Santos (#909) and Santo. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during 1930-1939 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Santos, Sonny and Santo becoming less fashionable. Santino (#632) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)