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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Santa

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: Saint, Holy
  • #3971 All Time
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How popular is the name "Santa" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1896660
1899660
1900550
1901660
190416160
1905880
1906550
190715150
190820200
190913130
191018180
191126260
191226260
191345405
191459590
191590855
191688880
191774740
191872666
191974740
192071710
192174740
192270700
192389890
192488880
192582820
192680719
192770700
192866660
192954540
193068680
193154540
193236360
193348480
193448480
193532320
193648480
193741410
193841410
193937370
194031310
194130300
194247470
194332320
194427270
194544440
194640355
194744440
194849490
194942420
195056560
195147470
195244440
195339390
195462620
195550500
195645450
195756560
195846460
195937325
196052520
196160600
196245450
196333330
196444440
196546460
196644440
196739390
196838380
196952520
197050500
197141410
197242420
197344440
197438380
197541410
197645450
197736360
197845450
197961565
198043430
198130300
198229290
198335350
198427270
198528280
198624240
198722220
198818180
198920200
199021210
199124240
199224240
199322220
199424240
199521210
199627270
199719190
199820200
199914140
2000550
200110100
200214140
2003660
2004990
200511110
200620200
200711110
200815150
200912120
201010100
2011990
201211110
201312120
2014660

Want to know about the populiarty of Santa? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,286 babies born with the name Santa in the United States. That's more than enough Santas to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1896 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Santa" was in 1923 with a total of 89 babies.

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Santa" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 45 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Santa" mean?

Santa (Italian): Saint, Holy

The name "Santa" is of Italian origin and it means "Saint, Holy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for nice, need I say more?

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Atnas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aasnt". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Santa popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Santa in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Santa born Mar 23, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Name poster for Santa

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