Santiago

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Gender: M Pronunciation: Sant Iago Meaning of Santiago: "Saint James" Origin of Santiago: Place-name or Latin Santiago's Popularity in 2015: #127

Santiago is a spirited Spanish name with great crossover potential: a place-name (it's a city in Chile), a surname, and the patron saint of Spain. In the past decade it has climbed more than 100 places, now at Number 127.

Santiago has been featured in several works of fiction: it was the main character's name in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea, in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold and Paolo Coehlo's The Alchemist, and there was also a Santiago in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire.

Famous People Named Santiago

Santiago Cabrera, English-Chilean actor
Santiago Calatrava, Spanish architect
Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish pathologist; winner of the Nobel Prize
Santiago Cortés, El Salvadorean footballer
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Santiago

Santiago, aging fisherman in Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea"
Santiago Fisterra, character in telenovela "La Reina del Sur"
Santiago, main character in The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Santiago, character in Anne Rice's "Interview with the Vampire"
Santiago, a character in Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez
Santiago, a character in "Santiago: a Myth of the Far Future" by Mike Resnick
Santiago, a character on TV's "Friday Night Lights"
Santiago Rivera, character in The Cluefinders game series
Hale Santiago, character in the Canadian television series "Lost Girl"
Amy Santiago, character on TV's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"

Santiaco, Santigo, Santeago, Santago, Santiego

Santiago's International Variations

Yague, Tago, Saniago, Yago, Sandiago, Chano, Santi, Diago, Chago, Antiago, Sandiego, Vego (Spanish) Tiago (Portuguese) Xanti (Basque)