What does Santo mean?
Santo [san-to] as a boys' name is of Italian and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Santo is "holy". From the Latin word "sanctus".
Santo has 1 variant: Sante.
Related boy name: Santos.Creative forms:
(male) Jayto, Sant, ..
(female) Sansy, Santy, .. Middle name pairings:
Santo Marc (S.M.), ..
How popular is Santo?
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. Demographics)
Santo was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #653 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Santo is Santos (#915 from current records). Adoption of these relations of Santo was at its peak 95 years ago (median #638) and is somewhat lower today (#1457, down 32%). Santos has historically been a favorite of parents.
Santo is alike in pronunciation to Santee. Other recommended names are Balto, Cato, Cayto, Kaeto, Kato, Saint, Salton, Sancho, Sancos, Sanctio, Sandor, Sandro, Sandy▼, Sansom, Sanson, Santigo, Santino▲, Sanzio, Saulo, Saxton, Sesto, Sixto, Stanton and Swanton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Santo.See names in meaning and etymology.