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Gender: Female Meaning of Santa: "saint" Origin of Santa: Feminine variation of Santo, Italian

The name Santa is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "saint". Santa and is often added to lists like Magical Christmas Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Santa has an appealing sound, or maybe that's sleigh bells we hear? It's difficult to separate the Italian girls' name Santa from the association to Mr. Claus, king of Christmas. The German diminutive Senta -- or Snow or even Christmas -- might be an easier name to handle.

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Famous People Named Santa

Santa Gandolfini, mother of actor James Gandolfini

Pop Culture References for the name Santa

Santa Claus, Christmas character
Santa, Spanish or Italian word for a female saint