San

San - A very unique female name



  Mar 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

San appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #913. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named San and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name San? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name San. The baby girl name San was given to 10 baby girls in 1990, ranking #3261 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 165,697 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. San peaked in popularity 69 years ago in 1950 on position 900.



Famous with this name

Laura San Giacomo
Antonia San Juan
Özer San


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San is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? San is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,412 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,412.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique San is where you live.


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San origin and meaning

San is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named San, pop culture references for the name San and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to San

We've found the following names that sound similar to San, sorted by popularity.

Susan / Shannon / Suzanne / Sonya / Sonia / Shawna / Shawn / Shana / Shanna / Shauna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19903261
19894465
19883300
19873991
19862659
19852752
19842367
19832127
19821870
19812237
19801938
19792341
19781827
19771782
19761962
19751520
19741486
19731441
19721702
19711265
19701460
19691218
19681218
19671194
19661283
19651272
19641392
19631439
19621202
19611251
19601243
19591254
19581209
19571250
19561199
19551280
19541099
19531079
19521103
1951985
1950900
19491013
19481062
19471164
19461140
19451197
19441228
19411808
19401742
19381520
19371513
19351425
19341286
19331362
19321339
19311568
19291466
19281582
19271778
19262020
19251647
19241415
19221572
1911913

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1412

Even more about San


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is San a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name San?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1950
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name San
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 165,697
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1911
1990 births +10

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