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61k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Santana

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How popular is the baby 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 219 137 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 293 89 204
2014 347 103 244
2015 374 119 255

Fun Facts about the name Santana

  • How many people with the first name Santana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,890 babies born with the first name Santana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Santana to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Santana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Santana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Santana is Wednesday, August 20th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Santana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Santana was in 1985 with a total of 385 babies.
  • Random Santana Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Santana ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 37 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Santana: Your name in reverse order is Anatnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asannta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Santana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 60,667 people with the last name Santana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Santana? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 21 of them will have Santana as their last name.
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Popularity of Santana as a first name

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Popularity of Santana as a last name

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Common last names for Santana

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Gonzales
  • Lopez
  • Hernandez
  • Garza
  • Ortiz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Santana U.S.
  White 6.13% 64.26%
  African American 1.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Santana

People with the last name Santana are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Santana

Santana Baltimore
Santana Black Magic Woman
Santana Glee
Santana Maria Maria
Santana Row
Santana Smooth
Santana Wolf Trap
Santana Woodstock
Santana Lopez

Notable Persons With the Last Name Santana

Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana is a musician, songwriter, and bandleader specializing in latin rock, chicano rock, rock, and blues rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Carlos was born in 1947 in Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Johan Santana

Johan Santana is a MLB player. Johan was born in 1979 in Tovar, Merida State, Venezuela.

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Francis Santana

Francis was born in 1929.

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What does the name Santana mean?

Sis for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Ais for accomplished, in all that you do.

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Tis for talent, hidden or not.

Ais for achievements, the many over a lifetime

Nis for narrator, tell many stories

Ais for assertive, a great leader

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