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What does Santo mean?

Santo \s(a)-nto, san-to\ as a boys' name is of Italian and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Santo is "holy". From the Latin word "sanctus".


Variations

Santo has 1 variant: Sante.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Santos.


Popularity

Santo is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1165 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#7593 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Santo for boys. Santo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #637 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

The only other popular varying form of Santo is Santos (#909 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.507%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.0455%, down 91%), with the versions Santo and Santos becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Santo and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Santo, Santos in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Santo is alike in pronunciation to Santee. Other recommended similar baby names are Saint and Sandy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Santo.

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