Santiago

Santiago - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Santiago, meaning Saint James, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #365. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Santiago and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Santiago? 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 Santiago. The baby boy name Santiago was given to 3,012 baby boys in 2012, ranking #122 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 545 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Santiago peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 122.



Famous with this name

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Santiago Segura
Santiago Ramos


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Santiago is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Santiago is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #40 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #625.

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 Santiago is where you live.


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Santiago origin and meaning

Santiago is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means Saint James. To see famous people named Santiago, pop culture references for the name Santiago and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Santiago

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

Santos / Shawntez / Somtochukwu / Saintclair /

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
2012122
2011131
2010134
2009130
2008169
2007203
2006233
2005280
2004291
2003319
2002324
2001345
2000358
1999401
1998451
1997445
1996505
1995492
1994523
1993532
1992523
1991522
1990561
1989532
1988584
1987565
1986579
1985520
1984501
1983523
1982504
1981487
1980514
1979542
1978564
1977507
1976503
1975531
1974534
1973531
1972554
1971548
1970555
1969577
1968572
1967561
1966612
1965597
1964611
1963589
1962636
1961615
1960591
1959621
1958603
1957622
1956565
1955627
1954612
1953597
1952552
1951513
1950532
1949536
1948532
1947595
1946514
1945469
1944525
1943551
1942531
1941536
1940598
1939535
1938537
1937551
1936531
1935536
1934547
1933557
1932552
1931514
1930506
1929506
1928462
1927530
1926572
1925532
1924534
1923556
1922602
1921599
1920603
1919574
1918661
1917705
1916698
1915630
1914560
1913525
1912518
1911471
1910365

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico40
Texas50
California58
Arizona59
Nevada101
Florida105
Illinois114
Colorado127
Idaho133
New Jersey152
Connecticut153
District of Columbia154
Oregon199
Washington215
New York224
Indiana227
North Carolina230
Nebraska230
Georgia236
Arkansas239
Utah243
Virginia255
Maryland255
Kansas262
Wisconsin267
Oklahoma291
Massachusetts298
Iowa307
Michigan314
Minnesota324
South Carolina340
Tennessee359
Alabama394
Kentucky396
Ohio428
Louisiana590
Missouri602
Pennsylvania625

Even more about Santiago


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 Santiago 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 Santiago?

4 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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Santiago
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 545
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,012

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