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Santa - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Santa, meaning saint, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #778. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Santa and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Santa? 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 Santa. The baby girl name Santa was given to 5 baby girls in 2009, ranking #5829 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 298,372 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Santa peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1914 on position 630.



Famous with this name

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Robert Santa
Kincsö Sánta


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Santa is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Santa is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #4,092 - and is the least popular in California at position #4,092.

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 Santa is where you live.


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Santa origin and meaning

Santa is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means saint. To see famous people named Santa, pop culture references for the name Santa and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Santa

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

Samantha / Sandy / Sandi / Shonda / Shanda / Shante / Shanta / Shanita / Samatha / Shawanda /

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
20095829
20064515
19994202
19983581
19973431
19962683
19943158
19923733
19912750
19904007
19892891
19884168
19872256
19862660
19852302
19842298
19831971
19822119
19812182
19801968
19791476
19781638
19771677
19761684
19751490
19741556
19731557
19721531
19711647
19701504
19691253
19681638
19671472
19661347
19651383
19641414
19631633
19621481
19611261
19601265
19591536
19581451
19571215
19561289
19551174
19541185
19531324
19521229
19511088
19501041
19491168
19481084
19471117
19461198
1945997
19441123
19431131
19421032
19411059
19401123
19391006
1938988
1937826
1936820
19351013
1934845
1933891
19321021
1931787
1930855
1929897
1928783
1927851
1926787
1925756
1924746
1923700
1922872
1921775
1920789
1919806
1918810
1917711
1916649
1915678
1914630
1913734
1912832
1911674
1910778

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California4092

Even more about Santa


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 Santa 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 Santa?

2 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
1914
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Santa
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 298,372
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2009 births +5

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