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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Santillan

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Alt. Meaning

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons With the Last Name Santillan

Diego Abad de Santillán was a historian. Diego was born on May 20th, 1897 in Reyero. He died on October 18th, 1983.


Pedro Velarde y Santillán is a military person. His military service ended in 1808.


Manuel was born on September 29th, 1894. He breathed his last breath on October 12th, 1982.


María was born María Laura Santillan on March 15th, 1962.


Mario was born on April 22nd, 1981.


Oscar was born in 1980.


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Popularity of Santillan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Santillan U.S.
  White 3.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Santillan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Santillan

  • How Popular is the name Santillan? As a last name Santillan was the 2,756th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Santillan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Santillan is Friday, July 24th, 1964.
  • How unique is the name Santillan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Santillan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Santillan: Your name in reverse order is Nallitnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saltnanli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Santillan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,081 people with the last name Santillan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Santillan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Santillan as their last name.

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