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9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Santana

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Holy
  • #2649 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Santana" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 5 0
1915 6 0 6
1918 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1920 8 0 8
1922 9 0 9
1923 5 0 5
1924 9 0 9
1925 6 0 6
1926 6 0 6
1927 9 0 9
1928 6 0 6
1929 8 0 8
1930 8 0 8
1932 5 0 5
1934 7 0 7
1935 5 0 5
1936 8 0 8
1938 7 0 7
1944 9 0 9
1945 7 0 7
1946 6 0 6
1947 10 5 5
1948 7 0 7
1950 6 0 6
1953 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1955 8 0 8
1956 8 0 8
1957 5 0 5
1959 9 0 9
1960 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1962 12 0 12
1963 6 0 6
1964 7 0 7
1965 5 0 5
1966 6 0 6
1967 7 0 7
1968 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1970 11 0 11
1971 47 12 35
1972 56 13 43
1973 48 12 36
1974 44 11 33
1975 39 9 30
1976 54 17 37
1977 38 11 27
1978 46 22 24
1979 38 9 29
1980 46 17 29
1981 38 17 21
1982 41 14 27
1983 28 6 22
1984 253 214 39
1985 415 385 30
1986 422 383 39
1987 250 227 23
1988 201 166 35
1989 196 172 24
1990 202 168 34
1991 205 175 30
1992 272 235 37
1993 217 160 57
1994 248 166 82
1995 203 132 71
1996 203 135 68
1997 226 139 87
1998 218 136 82
1999 234 130 104
2000 320 196 124
2001 194 90 104
2002 207 108 99
2003 213 81 132
2004 198 85 113
2005 220 85 135
2006 315 91 224
2007 258 70 188
2008 234 61 173
2009 240 55 185
2010 195 48 147
2011 232 80 152
2012 234 72 162
2013 292 88 204
2014 345 103 242

Want to know about the populiarty of Santana? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,512 babies born with the name Santana in the United States. That's more than enough Santanas to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Santana" was in 1985 with a total of 385 babies.

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Santana" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 37 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 422 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Santana popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Santana in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Santana" mean? The list below shows the origins of Santana as well as things modernly associated with the name Santana such as celebrities named Santana.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Santana

The name "Santana" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Holy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Santana Moss

Santana Moss is a NFL player. Santana was born in 1979 in Miami, Florida.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Anatnas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Atsaann". 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.

Past life for Santana born Aug 1, 1982

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 North of Latin America approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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