Santana

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
61k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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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.

Origin and Meaning of Santana

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

Notable Persons With the Name Santana

Santana Garrett is a leading somebody. Santana was born on May 22nd, 1988 in Ocala, Florida.

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Santana Lopez is a famous person.

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Santana Moss is a football player. He has been prominent since 2001. Santana was born on June 1st, 1979 in Miami.

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Santana Dotson is a football player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Green Bay Packers, and Washington Redskins. He was most active from 1992 to present. Santana was born on December 19th, 1969 in New Orleans.

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Santana Andrade is a leading somebody.

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Santana was a soccer player for the Sport Clube da Catumbela, S.L. Benfica, and Portugal national football team. Santana was born on March 22nd, 1936 in Lobito. He left this life on April 24th, 1989.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Santana

Carlos Santana is a latin rock, blues rock, and jazz fusion musician. He plays PRS Guitars, Yamaha Corporation, and Gibson SG. His career lasted from 1965 to 2015. Carlos was born on July 20th, 1947 in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Cléber Santana is a soccer player for the Associação Chapecoense de Futebol, Sport Club do Recife, Esporte Clube Vitória, Kashiwa Reysol, Santos FC, Atlético Madrid, RCD Mallorca, São Paulo FC, Clube Atlético Paranaense, Avaí FC, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, and Criciúma Esporte Clube. Cléber was born on June 27th, 1981 in Olinda, Brazil. Cléber is also known as Cléber.

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Juelz Santana is a hip hop music actor and rapping. He has been prominent since 1995. Juelz was given the name LaRon Louis James on February 18th, 1982 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Tito Santana is a wrestler. Tito was born on May 10th, 1953 in Mission, Texas, United States.

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Johan Santana is a baseball player. Johan was born on March 13th, 1979 in Tovar Municipality, Mérida.

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Fredo Santana is a hip hop music and horrorcore rapping. He has been prominent since 2011. Fredo was given the name Derrick Coleman on July 4th, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Fredo is also known as Big Boss Fredo.

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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

Where is the name Santana popular?

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Popularity of Santana as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Santana as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in New Mexico, Mississippi, or Georgia.

Popularity of Santana as a last name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Santana as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Florida.

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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Fun Facts about the name Santana

  • How Popular is the name Santana? Santana is the 2,609th most popular name of all time. As a last name Santana was the 556th most popular name in 2010.
  • 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 Atanasn. 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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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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.