US Popularity:6316
Other Origin(s):British, Greek, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Meaning:Holy; Defender of men
Santo is a boy’s name and surname of Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese origin. Meaning “holy” in those languages, it ultimately derives from the Latin word sanctus, a fitting name for your little angel! The name may have originated as a nickname for someone pious, but is now a popular given name in its countries of origin, especially Italy. There, it’s sometimes shortened to Santino. In Cornwall, England, Santo is used as a diminutive of the Greek name Alexander, which means “defender of men.”

Santo Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Santo is currently #6316 in U.S. births
Boy:Santo is currently #2188 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 2362
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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