Santana

Santana - A very unique male name



  Apr 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Santana appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1486. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Santana and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Santana? 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 Santana. The baby boy name Santana was given to 103 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1176 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,933 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Santana peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2006 on position 888.



Famous with this name

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Santana is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Santana is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #570 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,351.

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 Santana is where you live.


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Santana origin and meaning

Santana is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Santana, pop culture references for the name Santana and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Santana

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

Santino / Santonio / Secundino / Shandon / Shanton / Seananthony /

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
20121176
20111162
20101175
20091079
20081025
20071032
2006888
20051194
20041339
20031168
20021414
20011239
20001076
19991223
19981344
19971383
19961404
19951331
19941315
19931578
19922067
19913005
19902258
19892918
19881857
19872145
19862765
19852311
19841407
19832539
19821794
19791892
19781978
19771684
19762197
19731531
19721516
19712014
19621546
19591448
19551432
19501702
19461484
19451570
19441302
19381305
19361434
19351680
19341495
19321740
19301390
19291587
19281894
19271410
19261924
19251930
19241591
19221574
19201546
19181824
19151486

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona570
Ohio749
Maryland811
Tennessee854
Florida951
California1017
Texas1089
Virginia1090
Michigan1156
Illinois1324
Georgia1351

Even more about Santana


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 Santana 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Santana?

3 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
2006
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Santana
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,933
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +103

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