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Gender: Male Pronunciation: Sant Iago Meaning of Santiago: "Saint James" Origin of Santiago: Place-name or Latin Santiago's Popularity in 2018: #81

Santiago Origin and Meaning

The name Santiago is a boy's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "Saint James".

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. It's a name on the rise in the charts.

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.

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Popularity

Rank in US: #81

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Famous People Named Santiago

Pop Culture References for the name Santiago

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)

Comments

rayleemarie Says:

2018-09-11T20:00:03

Nickname "Santi" is simply adorable!!!

Ruanne Says:

2018-04-22T01:38:07

Indeed, it climbed faster than I expected!

indiefendi2 Says:

2017-10-04T15:10:52

A very fun and handsome name to me...I just wish it wasn't in the Top 100.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-12-02T15:58:23

I love this, and most of its variations.