First Name
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 Santosh

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Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from India, the name Santosh is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Content".
  • A user from India says the name Santosh is of Hindu origin and means "Satisfaction".
  • According to a user from India, the name Santosh is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Satisfaction or happiness".
  • A submission from India says the name Santosh means "Satisfaction, very calm," and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.

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Notable Persons Named Santosh

Santosh Sivan is a cinematographer, film director, and actor & film producer. He holds the title ASC, ISC, American Society of Cinematographers, and Indian cinematographers. Santosh was born on February 8th, 1964 in Thiruvananthapuram.


Santosh Gangwar is a Member of Parliament, Minister of Textiles, and Member of Parliament (16th Lok Sabha). Santosh was born on November 1st, 1948 in Bareilly.


Santosh Srinivas is a film director and cinematographer. Santosh was born in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Santosh Thundiyil is a cinematographer. Santosh was born in Changanassery.


Santosh Juvekar is an actor. Santosh was born on December 12th, 1984 in Gadhinglaj.


They were most prominent from 1947 to 1982. Santosh was given the name Syed Musa Raza in 1925 in Uttar Pradesh. They died in 1982.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Santosh

D. Santosh is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. D. was born on September 26th, 1976.



Fun Facts about the name Santosh

  • How Popular is the name Santosh? Santosh is the 31,225th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Santosh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 146 babies born with the first name Santosh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Santosh to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Santosh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Santosh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Santosh is Tuesday, November 22nd, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Santosh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Santosh was in 2009 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Santosh: Your name in reverse order is Hsotnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Stahnso. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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